Archive School Trips and Events 2014
Trips 2013 – 2014
The Romans of Fane Road:
As part of a local archaeological project COPASS were invited to Fane Road to investigate some of the artefacts that have been found at the location of an old Roman villa. Students were given the opportunity to help sort, wash and learn about lots of different artefacts from pieces of old tile to animal bones!
Linked to the topics seas and oceans, Neptune Class took a trip to Hunstanton. Whilst there they looked for crabs on the beach and enjoyed playing in the sand. The students enjoyed a picnic and an ice cream. The rain also managed to hold off all day!
As part of enrichment COPASS were offered a free visit to Pizza Express with a focus on looking at healthy foods. The students learnt about how the pizzas are made and they were also given the opportunity to try some healthy toppings. Students could then make their own cheese and tomato pizza to take home. Each student was also given a chefs hat and certificate to take home!
Cathedral and library:
On Monday 31st March four students from Venus class went on a trip to the Cathedral and Library. The trip was to celebrate their efforts in transitioning to year one. The students first travelled on the bus, when they got to town the staff took them for lunch in Mcdonalds. After Mcdonalds, the group visited the cathedral and then looked through the different books at the library. The day was finished with another bus ride back to school. The students good behaviour was noted by the staff. Well done Venus!
On Wednesday 26th March Neptune class went to Snibston science museum in Coalville. The staff and students had lots of fun joining in with the various science activities, particular favourites were picking up a mini cooper using a magnet and crawling through a coal mine. The students also enjoyed making real fire by rubbing sticks together and pumping the bellows. Students had lunch in a train carriage and enjoyed playing in the outdoor playing area.
On Monday 10th March Little stars class took a trip to Sacrewell farm. Students enjoyed a tractor ride, fed the lambs and looked at the wide range of animals the farm has to offer. Particular favourites were the peacock and ‘Elsie’ the pony. Students (and staff) also got a chance to play on the soft play equipment. Great fun was had by all.
On Tuesday 24th September, to tie in with their Victorian topic in History, Jupiter and Saturn Classes went on a tour of Burghley house. Whilst on their visit the students took part in a workshop making tiles. The students also got a chance to role play being a servant, their servant duties included shining saddles, laying a Victorian table and making butter.
On Tuesday 15th October, Neptune class visited Hamerton Zoo at Sawtry. The students had a fun action packed day. The students saw many animals, the monkeys, wallabies, cheetahs and a white tiger were particular favourites. They even got a chance to feed some of the goats and chickens! Neptune class ended the day on a high with a trip to the gift shop and a play on the outdoor play area. Mr Wales, Mr Knowles and the rest of the class team were extremely proud of the outstanding behaviour from all students. Well done Neptune!
Cineworld – Monsters University:
On 23rd October, as a special treat to reward the students for doing so well throughout the half term, Venus, Neptune, Jupiter, Saturn and Apollo classes went on a trip to Cineworld to watch Monsters University. The students behaved extremely well and enjoyed tucking into some sweet treats the school had provided. Well done to the whole school!
National Space Centre:
On Tuesday 3rd December Neptune, Jupiter, Saturn and Apollo classes went on a school trip to the National Space Centre in Leicester. Whilst at the space centre the students enjoyed taking part in a lot of practical and interactive activities including learning how to be astronauts, launching water rockets and getting the chance to read the weather from an autocue. Students were also given the opportunity to buy from the gift shop. After a long day, both students and staff returned with big smiley faces!
On Wednesday 11th December, Venus and Little Stars climbed aboard the Santa Express at Stibbington. Both classes queued fantastically well and each saw Santa who gave them a present. The Santa Express took the students on a magical journey through ferry meadows. Whilst on the train, Dave the clown and Santa came to entertain in the carriages. It made Christmas magical. Venus and Little stars would like to thank Nene Valley Railway for making the day so much fun!
Beauty and the Beast Pantomime at the Cresset
On the last day of term Venus, Neptune, Jupiter, Saturn and Apollo classes spent the morning watching the Christmas panto at the Cresset. The pantomime started at 10:30 and ended at 13:00. Students sat extremely well and the good behaviour was noted. The money raised from Christmas Jumper day helped to pay for ice creams and a drink for the students at the interval.
Dave the Clowns fun house
At the same time Little Stars Class visited Dave the Clowns fun house at Bretton Centre. Whilst there the students were able to play on the soft play equipment and enjoyed a snack also paid for by the money raised on Christmas jumper day.
Trips 2012- 2013
The Crocodile Farm:
On 22nd March, Neptune, Jupiter and Saturn class visited the crocodile farm in Huntingdon. The students enjoyed meeting the different species of crocodile and made the school proud with their fantastic behaviour.
On the same day, Venus and Little stars class visited Sacrewell farm. On their visit they took part in feeding the lambs and riding on the tractor. They had fun playing in the indoor play area and looking at the different farm animals. Both Venus and Little stars class behaved superbly and really made the school proud. Well done Venus and Little Stars!
The Frontier Centre:
From 15th – 18th July, the school embarked on its first ever residential trip. The trip took place at the Frontier Centre in Earthlingborough. Across the three days students took part in a wide range of activities including archery, rock climbing, abseiling, canoeing, raft building, walk the plank, a maze and a camp fire among other things. The students and staff had a lot of fun across the three days, and despite the trip being tiring both returned on Thursday 19th with big smiles on their faces! The school look forward to participating in more residential adventures in the future!
As a special treat for a good first year, Venus, Neptune, Jupiter and Saturn classes went to Wicksteed Park to enjoy the thrills of the attractions. Despite the day being one of the hottest of the year, both staff and students had lots of fun and thoroughly enjoyed their end of year treat.
Dave the clowns fun house:
On the same day, to reward Little Stars for a good first year, they were treated to an afternoon at Dave the clowns fun house in Bretton. The students had lots of fun playing on the soft play equipment and were treated to a drink and ice cream after playing.