Residential Visits 2022-2023
London Residential-1 night – Thursday 2nd February
Our adventure begins with an early morning train journey to Euston Station. Our London experience starts off with a trip to the Tower of London where we get up close to the Royal Collection- Crown jewels. We will also learn all about the historic events that took place there from the castle guards themselves, the Yeoman Warders – Beefeaters, who have guarded the castle and the precious jewels since Tudor Times. Our journey will then take us through the streets of London soaking up all of the cities culture and viewing the mesmerising landscapes as we make our way to the world famous River Thames. We will then enjoy an educational river boat cruise before heading on board the London Eye where we will have a birds eye view of everything the city has to offer. From here, we will head off to a local restaurant for a meal with our friends before heading to London’s West End to view a West End Theartre performance. Day 2 begins with a stroll through St James’ Park to Buckingham Palace where will watch the changing of the guard before walking down the famous Mall to Trafalgar Square. As well as viewing even more of the cities famous landmarks, along the way we will then have a spot of lunch and some souvenir shopping before heading back to Euston to make our journey home. Our trip to London enhances our knowledge of the Capital City to assist us with our learning for our Autumn 2 quality text – The London Eye Mystery. We will also take experience from West End professionals to produce our own version of the show that we see in our end of year leavers performance.
Anglesey Residential -2 nights – March 2023
Year 5 are lucky enough to be visiting the Conway Centre in Angelsey next March. Our stay will be packed with a full itinerary of Art and Crafts, Zipwires, Canoeing, and Orienteering. We are so excited to go, and work on our communicatin skills, as well as our team-building skills. This is a fantastic opportunity for your children to grow their confidence and strengthen their friendships outside of a classroom!
Laches Wood Residential – 2 nights – Date tbc
Laches Wood has a rich mix of natural beauty and woodland shelter, as well as indoor and outdoor adventure. At Laches Wood, they have also got a wide range of year-round adventure activities including high ropes, bike trails and indoor climbing and caving. Entrust Outdoors has a sixty-year pedigree of providing high quality outdoor education for children, young people and adults, with the skills and expertise to deliver a wide range of outcome focused activities. The children are encouraged to embrace their ‘Explore and Inspire’ theme and follow their own path of discovery and adventure. All activities are led by highly qualified, passionate, and active outdoor practitioners with great experience and some of this country’s leading professional awards and training.
Standon Bowers Residential – 2 nights – Date tbc
Standon Bowers is an outstanding outdoor learning centre steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside. Here the children experience two nights of amazing opportunities and will be able to enhance their resilience, team building and social skills whilst having fun exploring their natural environment. The children will be able to participate in a range of enriching activities which include: archery, caving, climbing and orienteering. As well as taking part in these exciting activities, our children create memories that will last a lifetime.
Delamere Residential – 1 night – Thursday 27th April
Delamere Forest is full of natural beauty and woodland, as well as indoor and outdoor adventure. With this trip being local to us, we are so lucky that our children are able recognise this beautiful place and visit its most exciting parts. To link with our Spring One Science ‘Animals and Habitats’ topic and our quality text, we get to experience an overnight stay and two days of enriching activities here. These activities include den building, pond dipping, orienteering and forest walks. All activities are led by highly qualified, passionate, and active outdoor practitioners with great experience. Not only do the children experience new skills, but they will also get to enhance their independent learning alongside building on their social, team building and resilience skills working and making memories with their peers. After their days packed full of adventure, the children will receive a tasty locally sourced meal and will enjoy hot chocolate with their friends before bed.
Burwardsley Castle – 1 night – Date tbc
Year 1 are going on their first ever residential to Burwardsley! Whilst there, we will be partaking in lots of exciting, outdoor activities such as pond dipping, adventure walk and den building. In the evening, will be warming ourselves around the campfire with Mrs Johnston and we might even toast a marshmallow or two! Before returning to school, we will stop off at the Ice Cream Farm to enjoy a delicious ice cream whilst exploring the play area.
Marbury Park – Day Trip – Date tbc
The children will be exploring this local area of natural beauty as it links to all their curriculums, whilst giving the children the opportunity to widen their personal experiences.
Nursery will be learning about seasonal changes, and developing their curisosity for the natural world as well as looking at natural materials.
Reception will also be learning about seasonal changes and developing their understanding of the world.
Year One are reading Stick Man and this book focuses on the change in seasons. Furthermore, Year One will be creating transitional art, inspired by the artist Andy Goldsworthy.