Gainsborough students try their hands at hospitality at an historic former RAF site

The students were given a tour around the hotel.
The students were given a tour around the hotel.

Students tried their hands at hospitality at a venue which had close ties to the RAF.

Year 10 students from The Gainsborough Academy visited Hemswell Court - a hotel in Hemswell Cliff - which was built as an Officer’s Mess during the Second World War.

The students were given a tour around the hotel.

The students were given a tour around the hotel.

The hospitality and catering students where given the chance to learn how the industry works.

Year 10 student Catie Hobson said: “It was so much fun to visit the hotel and learn about jobs in the hotel industry.”

Shaun Lees, managing director of Hemswell Court, said: “I would just like to say how well behaved and polite the children were.

“They listened, asked questions and participated in all activities.

Students also had a go at setting the tables.

Students also had a go at setting the tables.

“I wish them all well in their chosen careers.”

The students were taken around the hotel and were also treated to a buffet lunch.

In the afternoon students learned how to set up a room for an event.