EXCITED children discovered their dream jobs after meeting scientists, firefighters, police officers and health chiefs.

Darnhall Primary School hosted a World of Work week to inspire children with a wide range of professions they could pursue when they are older.

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Jack Bibby, Poppy Webster, Jake Latham and Joshua Taylor dress up for their dream jobs

Parents and friends of the school spoke to pupils about their own jobs and personal experiences.

The following day, children were invited to dress up ready to start their dream jobs.

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Shaylee Murphy, James Ward, Kiya Entwistle and Rebecca Patron-Bell ready to start work in their dream roles

Hayden Baxendale, raising aspirations leader said: "The children talked about their aspirations for the future and the journey they could take to get their dream job.

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Imogen Baker wants to be a farmer when she grows up

"Each class thoroughly enjoyed the visits and were engaged throughout, asking poignant questions about the guests' careers and their previous employment.

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Dylan Kinvig hopes to become a biologist

"At Darnhall, we feel it is imperative that our students are discussing aspirations and possible careers in order for them to have goals as they mature and grow."

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Past pupils also shared their career journeys on the school's Facebook page.

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Rachel Hooker, nee Jones, described how she became a secondary school teacher before joining the NHS as an organisational development manager.

Amber Baker trained as a baker but had to change her career through ill health and is now a hair and make up artist.

Kay Ikin specialised in childcare, gained a master's degree, has worked in various schools across Cheshire and is now teaching in Northwich.