Year 4 say Bonjour Boulogne
An early wake-up-call sounded for thirty-one excited Year 4 children last Friday as the annual day trip to Boulogne got underway. Beneath a lovely blue sky, the fully-laden coach departed spot-on time (06:30) and was soon travelling down the M20 with children and teachers eagerly anticipating the delights of a P&O Ferry crossing to France.
On board the ferry, the children were given the opportunity to visit the duty free shop, spend a small amount of sterling and explore the boat under the watchful eyes of Mr Draper, Mr Beaton, Miss Roberts, Mrs Spence, Mrs Rummery and Miss Lopez.
Once in Boulogne, we made our way to the beach for an outdoor picnic, a quick look at the sea-lion aquarium and then it was off to the stalls, the shops and the cafés of the Old Town. Here all manner of exotic purchases were made by the children with transactions undertaken in perfect French. There was even time for a quick tour of the magnificent Boulogne cathedral before returning to the coach and a Eurostar shuttle trip home.
This popular trip is valued in terms of the pupils’ personal and social development and provides a wonderful opportunity to enjoy an authentic foreign experience in a year-group context. It was a great adventure and the Year 4s had great fun!
12 July 2018
On Monday we got onto the minibus and set out on a 4-hour drive to Rockley Watersports Activity Centre.
10 July 2018
On Saturday 30 June six Y5 Goblin drivers and five Y7/8 F24 drivers raced their respective cars at the iconic Dunton Technical Centre. The F24 car raced on the banked high speed test track and the Goblins used the manager’s car park.
09 July 2018
A very early start saw Abi, Rufus and Sam head off to RAF Wittering with Mr Izzard and Mr Mansfield.
06 July 2018
At 5.30am on Wednesday 27th June, 4 eager children and 2 tired teachers, set off for RAF Cosford for the national ‘Fly to the Line’ competition.
11 May 2018
On Thursday Later Years were lucky enough to take part in a morning of inspirational music workshops led by Andy Warn.
10 May 2018
04 May 2018
During the Easter Holidays, Year 7 & 8 had the opportunity to race the F24 at Dunsfold Park!
26 March 2018
Year 5 were lucky to have a warm and dry day for their visit to Penshurst Place. We were there for a Tudor themed day based on the year of the Spanish Armada, 1588.