Day 5 (Thursday) Kingswood 2018

Today we saw our first damp dawn.  The heavens had opened and we realised why we had needed to pack all those things on the kit list that had been thus far untouched eg coats ! Despite the best efforts of the weather to dampen our spirits Year 6 shone through today. There was so much still to experience. This morning everyone took part
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Day 4 (Wednesday) Kingswood 2018

Another busy day dawned at West Runton. Today the weather had changed a little and it was very windy. After breakfast was another morning trip to the beach, this time we were there to continue exploring, dig in the sand, create some environmental art, play games and make a start on a great Kingswood tradition of our annual music video. After lunch with conditions
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Day 3 (Tuesday) Kingswood 2018

It was a little later today when sleepy faces began to emerge and the consensus was that a good nights sleep had been had by all, the fresh air is certainly working it’s magic here in Norfolk. Showers taken, rooms tidied we headed for breakfast. As we sat eating we chatted about the previous evening and our walk, one young man saying, “I just
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Day 2 (Monday) Kingswood 2018

Day 2 dawned bright and early excited voices could be head from about 6am and banners and balloons had appeared in the girls dorm to help a birthday celebration.  As we had plenty of time and everyone was showered and dressed we found ourselves with sufficient time before our 8.30am breakfast slot to enjoy a little early morning exercise on the field.  Some chose
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Day 1 (Sunday) Kingswood 2018

We all arrived promptly at school eagerly anticipating our forthcoming adventure.  Bags were full and so were a few eyes (with tears) as the time came to say goodbye to those who had come to wave us on our way.  However we soon settled down ready for a week of team building, developing resilience, perseverance and so much more and hopefully having lots of
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First Week in Coldplay

Coldplay class have made a brilliant start to the new acamedic year.  To finish off their first week back they played friendship games, learning how to be kind and caring to each other. We have already started learning about Anglo-Saxons by reaseaching and recreating a typical Anglo-Saxon ship with chalk on the playground. We shared some interesting ideas about what these settlers may have
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In the Spotlight: Episode 18

Hello and welcome to the final episode of Spotlight for this academic year.  This week we have a lovely episode featuring a sister act among other successes.  First up we have the younger of our two sisters who has achieved dancing success with her level 1 grade. Such amazing news and what a talent we have! Next up is our Year 6 class who
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Year 6 Prom

Krispy Kreme doughnuts…selfie mirror…LED jewellry…dancing…music…and everybody dressed up and looking incredible!  That just about sums up the Year 6 prom that took place on Thursday.  What a great night and a brilliant way to celebrate their time at DBCPS.  It’s a shame it had to end. A huge thanks to all the parents who supported this event; organising food, drinks, decoraions and the extremely
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Beauty and the Beast

This past week has been quite a busy one for our Year 6 children!  A total of four performances of their 2018 production of Beauty and the Beast Jr saw a technical rehearsal on Monday, a dress rehearsal on Wednesday and their two main shows on Thursday and Friday. So much hard work has gone in to the show.  From finding out what show
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Recorder Festival

Year 3 Recorder students recently spent an afternoon participating in the Dartford Recorder Festival at Mick Jagger Center. Children from six schools (West Hill, Holy Trinity, The Gateway, Wentworth and Maypole) met to play music from notes they have learnt before and some that was improvised at the theatre. Each school played a tune they have learnt. DBCPS played theirs beautifully you can here
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