By: Chelmsford College Posted: 17/06/2024 Share:

Guinness World Records Visit Chelmsford College Learners!

Chelmsford College Foundation Provision learners had their curiosities sparked during an exciting visit with Dominic from Guinness World Records this June.

The event was not just a morning filled with fascinating record-breaking facts but also a catalyst for inspiration and learning. In preparation for the day, the Foundation Provision learners and staff came up with thought-provoking questions they'd love to know the answers to. These reflected a wide range of interests, from what is the most dangerous record to who holds the record for longest fingernails. The preparation phase not only heightened the learners' excitement but also encouraged them to develop their creativity and independence. In addition to kindly answering all of our learners’ wacky and wonderful questions, Dominic actually showed videographic evidence, too!

Via the Guinness World Records official YouTube channel, learners watched the largest snake and a recent Britain’s Got Talent contestant’s sword-swallowing act, among other thrilling record holders in action. Going beyond entertainment, the learners found the morning educational as certain records challenged them to think about the history and cultural and ethical contexts behind them.

Overall, Foundation Provision thoroughly enjoyed the morning and gained lots of new knowledge! Witnessing records that surpassed expectations and expanded their understanding of what is possible, lots of learners felt inspired. They even learned more about which records they could potentially try.

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