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“A positive attitude can really make dreams come true – it did for me.” – David Bailey

Valerie, the Trainee Guide Dog

Year 2 were delighted to meet Valerie, the trainee Guide Dog, when she and her trainer, Jackie Horton, visited The Croft to inspire pupils with their project work on Louis Braille.

The children were very impressed with Valerie's good behaviour and asked Jackie lots of interesting questions, such as "Are Guide Dogs allowed on aeroplanes?" and "How will the dog know the way to the shops?"

Pupils learnt that the Guide Dogs’ National Breeding Centre is in Warwickshire and they are very happy to have visitors.