Class 2 - Annual Residential Visit – February 2013
Class 2 took part in a residential experience at Condover Hall near Shrewsbury, in February. The whole of key stage two went to this fabulous Edwardian venue and took part in a range of activities including abseiling and climbing, archery, buggy building and initiative exercises. Particular favourites were the leap of faith (jumping off a wobbly telegraph pole to catch a trapeze bar) and body zorbing (imagine human sized inflatable hamster balls!). Two afternoon history sessions also linked to our WWII topic work. The children had a fantastic week and their endless energy had to be admired. They learnt how to challenge themselves and work with others.
Quotes from the children:
Condover was brilliant!! The leap of faith was my favourite activity. You had to climb up a pole and stand on a platform at the top and then jump off and catch a trapeze! It was so scary.
My favourite thing was the gladiator wall, it was awesome.
It was fun in the zorbs and doing the leap of faith. I leant to conquer my fears.
I have been on 4 outdoor education trips but Condover was the best by a mile! I really enjoyed all of the things that we did but my favourite things were the body zorbing and the leap of faith.
This is a really fabulous school with only 37 in the school we’re all really friendly. The 3 teachers and 5 part time helpers make the lessons really fun and interesting and our secretary is amazing at keeping us all up to date. At break times we have lots of toys to play with in a very big playground our grounds are fantastic with space for gardening, we also do PE in the playground when the weather is dry because it is so big. The topics are really exciting with trips out to help us learn. We always welcome visitors so contact the school if you would like a tour.
Written by children in Class 2