iLeaders Visit HugGroup

Last week we received an invitation from a local technology company, HugGroup, to come to their offices and learn about their new school trip safety system called ClassHug. Today we took the short walk down to the Nucleus, on The Bridge, to visit the two company directors and their team and to meet local MP Gareth Johnson who was also visiting.  A local news
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Hever Castle

Last week year 2 went to visit Hever Castle as part of their topic: ‘Towers, Tunnels and Turrets’.  Hever Castle was the childhood home of Anne Bolyen, one of the wives of King Henry the Eighth. The children loved exploring the different parts of the castle and were amazed by some of the beautiful ceilings and walls. Lots of pupils took a particular interest
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Kingswood Day 5

Abseiling The day began by donning a harness and helmet followed by a descent down the abseil tower, one of the most challenging activities this week. Taking that first step off the edge was nerve wracking, but with encouragement and nerves of steel lots of us managed to lean back and walk off the edge. Low ropes A less daunting activity, but one that
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Kingswood Day 4

Archery We all channelled our inner Robin Hood as we took on the archery challenge. Once we mastered loading the bow and arrows we tried to improve our techique. Some found it hard to hit the target but everyone persevered and got better with each arrow. Then came the holiday game, each colour on the target was assigned a location, mode of transport, a
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Kingswood Day 3

Leap of Faith It was Group Y’s turn to tackle the Leap of Faith this morning. We faced our fears to scale the telegraph pole, climb up on to the platform and leap for the trapeze! Everyone managed to smash their personal targets and many made it to the very top! Fencing En guarde! Salute and fence! We learnt how to stand, move, thrust
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Kingswood Day 2

Caving After a thundery night, caving was a wet and muddy experience. We started by learning some specialist moves such as the baby, army and duck/chicken crawl! Then it was time to enter the cave … Our time was spent in the dark and gloom, singing songs, searching for bowling balls and mysterious buttons hidden in a maze of tunnels as well as negotiating
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Kingswood Day 1

Wow! What a first afternoon! Our journey began this morning with songs, jokes and loads of laughs on the coach. It went really fast, and before we knew it we were in sunny Cromer. When we arrived around 2:30pm this afternoon, we enjoyed a tour of the amazing grounds, found out where everything was and then headed to our rooms to unpack – oh
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Year 6 Prom

Wow, what a great evening everyone has just had!  The year 6 all looked amazing tonight and enjoyed an awesome prom.  Thank you to the parents for getting them all ready for the big night and for supplying all the lovely snacks and drinks.  Thanks also to Mrs Perfect for making a surprise visit (with Krispy Kreme!), Mrs Costin for arranging the super-cool big-wheel
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Benenden Music Experience

After a long journey on the coach (although we played lots of games) we eventually arrived at Benenden where a cameraman was waiting for us! The sun was shining and the place looked like a palace. They have tennis courts, playgrounds, dormitories and a swimming pool. We went to our rest area and then to rehearsals. We went through our pieces then we had
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Peter Pan Highlights

After 6 weeks of hard work, rehearsals, learning songs, lines and stage acting our amazing Year 6 children put on their production of Peter Pan this week; dress rehearsal Monday, an afternoon show on Tuesday and the final, evening performance last night.  Under the direction of Miss Elliott (with some creative support from Miss Gallagher, Mrs Botelho and  Miss Scott), working alongside a team
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