Category Archives: School Trip

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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3D Printing

This afternoon the iLeaders returned to the Hug Group to see their 3D printer in action!  A quick walk down to the Nucleus and Claire was there to meet us, taking us upstairs to their office ready to give us a demonstration, and explanation, of their printer and systems. We learnt that 3D printers use reels of coloured plastic that is heated up and
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Football Feast!!

Wow last week saw a fantastic football festival event with both Years 3/4 and Years 1/2 entering football competitions.  On the Thursday we took 8 footballers from Years 3 and 4 to Princes Park, home of Dartford Football club, to take part in the annual football festival. The boys were absolute role models for the school in their teamwork and manners and were highlighted
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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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Wingham Wildlife Park

On Tuesday 25th April, Year 1 went on a trip to Wingham Wildlife Park as part of their topic, Animal Allsorts. After a long journey on the double decker bus we eventually arrived at the park. When we arrived, we were lucky enough to have a hands-on experience, below are some of the photos, look closely for some fantastic faces!! We were able to
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