Stanley, 7, '˜man for the job' at Legoland after heartfelt letter

A seven-year-old boy has laid the foundation for a career in construction after writing a heartfelt '¨letter to Legoland bosses asking for work experience.

Sunday, 3rd September 2017, 8:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:30 am
Stanley Bolland undertakes work experience as a 'Model Maker' at the Legoland Windsor Resort in Berkshire. Picture: David Parry/PA Wire

Stanley Bolland, from Waterlooville in Hampshire, said he was the “man for the job” after the 
Windsor attraction advertised for the role of stand-in model maker.

In his letter, written when he was six, Stanley said: “I love Lego and have a box of it. I hide my Lego so my brother can’t get it.

“I am the man for the job because I have lots of 
experience.”

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The company replied to Stanley: “Loving Lego is the first step to being 
a model maker, so it 
certainly sounds like you’ll be perfect for the job (once you’ve finished school of course).

“In the meantime, we’d love to offer you a one-off work experience day with our model makers.”

Stanley spent the day shadowing staff member Paula Laughton, carrying out checks and repairs, before getting a behind-the-scenes tour.

He said: “It was awesome to spend the whole day at Legoland meeting the model makers and learning all about what they do every day.

“I loved it and I can’t wait to tell all my friends about it at school.”