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Well behaved Ruskin School pupils are game for fun in Swindon
11:00am Friday 8th February 2013 in News
Ruskin Junior School’s pupils’ good behaviour has been rewarded with a special arcade game event.
The children made games out of cardboard boxes yesterday an activity which was inspired by a nine-year-old boy in America called Caine Monroy who found fame after making a similar arcade.
The treat was part of the school’s reward scheme where children are given 10 stars every day and they keep all of them if they are well behaved and lose them if they are not.
There are display boards in all the classrooms and some children have kept all their stars.
Family co-ordinator Karen Agambar said: “This event was a reward day for the children because of their good behaviour.
“They used cardboard boxes and special pins to create arcade games.
“The children have been really imaginative, we have had lots of different games including penny slot machines and hoopla.”
In the afternoon they wrote instructions for their games including how they made it and how the game works.
The behaviour scheme started in 2011 and Karen said it is still working well.
“They have had a great day, some of the games are amazing,” she said.