School Trips & Visits

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Trip to Holdenby Education Centre - posted 9th Oct

On 2nd October 2018 the children in Class 1 went to Holdenby Education Centre as part of 'The Big Build' topic. They investigated animal homes and habitats by exploring the Habitat Trial. The children then went into the woods and studied a vole that had been captured the night before, and also built homes for different creatures including squirrels and hedgehogs paying attention to the different types of materials used. Everyone then took part in an experiment to explores ways of keeping warm using a jar of warm water and materials that could be found in the woods. 

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Longtown Residential Trip - Class 3 - posted 27th Jun

The children in Class 3 have just returned from a wonderful week in Longtown. They enjoyed gorge-walking, caving, rock climbing, the highs ropes and much much more, To top it all the weather was fantastic. A trip than none of the children will ever forget. 

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Residential Trip to Grendon Hall - posted 21st Jun

On 18th/19th July the children in Class 2 had a wonderful couple of days at Grendon Hall. They did lots of activities including the Nightline (a Blindfolded Obstacle Course), the Swamp Challenge, the High Ropes Challenge and the Egg Drop Challenge. The children were fantastic and faced each challenge with courage and enthusiasm. To top it all the weather was lovely.  

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Sea Life Centre - CLass 2 - posted 23rd May

On Monday, as part of their Seas and Oceans topic, the children in Class 2 visited the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. They saw many of the sea creatures they have been studying including sharks, jelly fish and sea horses. They also looked at their habitats and watched some of the fish being fed.

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Kelmarsh Hall Visit - Class 1 - posted 9th May

On 8th May 2018 Class 1 visited Kelmarsh Hall. They visited the house, classroom and gardens and participated in a number of activities including crafts, cooking in the servant's quarters and experienced life in the Victorian period. The children had a fantastic day and learnt a lot about life in Victorian times. To top it all the weather was gorgeous.

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Meet the Mummies Exhibition - New Walk - Year 5 - posted 3rd May

On 3rd May the children in Year 5 visited the 'Meet the Mummies' Exhibition at the New Walk Museum. They learnt about the everyday lives of the rich and poor in Ancient Egypt., the Nile, the Climate and the Landscape. They met the resident mummies and learnt about the process of mummification and the beliefs of the Egyptians about the afterlife. The children even had the opportunity to handle a variety of 3000 year old everyday and religious artefacts from Ancient Egypt..

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National Justice Museum - Class 2 - posted 28th Feb

On Monday the children in Class 2 visited the National Justice Museum in Nottingham. They visited the cells and met the prison reformer Elizabeth Fry. They also enjoyed taking part in a CSI type investigation into a Victorian court case involving two children accused of stealing. As well as having a great time, they learnt a lot about their topic, and the Rule of Law, one of the British Values.

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