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Kingswood Day 2 – 13th Oct

After our first successful night at Kingswood, we were up bright and early for showers and dorm inspections -there weren’t too many sweet wraps on show! We were spoilt for choice for breakfast and we definitely filled our boots. Today … Continue reading

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Kingswood Day 1Monday 12th Oct

We have all arrived safe and sound in the glorious sunshine! Our first challenge was unpacking and making our beds – which we would love to demonstrate to you at home. Once we got our bearings and listened to the … Continue reading

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Kingswood Day 2

Tuesday 7th October After a good night sleep we were up at the crack of dawn ready for our second day at Kingswood and even the rain didn’t dampen our spirits. We started our day with an ‘all you could … Continue reading

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Kingswood! Are you ready for the Ingrow and Long Lee Federation?

Monday 6th October After battling through the “Yorkshire sunshine” (Torrential rain!) we arrived safety at Kingswood. The skies were brightening up and we were all very excited to start our great adventure. After a hearty lunch we had a tour … Continue reading

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Science – State of Matter

Can you click on the link below and watch the video clip. State of Matter Clip Can you comment on what you have learnt?

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Unwrap the Joy
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Cadbury Christmas advert 2013 – Unwrap Joy Can you discuss the Who, Where, What, When and Why of this clip? Do you think everybody will be happy? Remember to make you writing interesting by using exciting adverbs and adjectives.

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This week we have been looking at the book Street Child by Berlie Doherty.

Can you describe how the different characters might be feeling in the story and why they might feel like this? Remember to use your exciting adjectives and adverbs you have been learning about in class.

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Day 2: Kingswood
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After a good nights sleep (ha ha) we were up at the crack of dawn ready for our second day at Kingswood.

We started our day with  an all you could eat breakfast of cereal, yoghurt, fruit, bacon, mushroom, tomatoes, beans and toast.

Then it was time to start our programme of events. We had seven activities to conquer!

The Climbing Wall was fantastic! We all managed to conquer our fears – even Miss Fraser had a go and surprised us all by not falling off! Mr Wilkinson broke the Teacher Climbing Wall recorded in 31.2 seconds.

Then it was full speed ahead onto the quad bikes when we put the pedal to metal. Although Mrs Campbell had all the gear but no idea of what she was doing.

In drum beat we used drums, agogos, boom wackers, ganzas, shakers, tambourines, dustbins and shakers to create layers of music. By the end of the session we had created our own musical extravaganza, worthy of Britains Got Talent. Simon Cowgill would have given us a huge YES!

Then it was “ON GUARD” as we lunged and jabbed our opponents in fencing.

The 3G swing really made our day! Miss Yaxley and Mr Wilkinson encouraged us to challenge ourselves to defy gravity. Apparently you could hear Miss Yaxley’s screams back in Keighley.

Orienteering in the woodland was great fun, only a few children needed the use of a SAT NAV to find their way home.

Then it was FOOD, GLOURIOUS FOOD… before movie night and hot chocolate.

We can’t believe it’s almost time to go home.

Wish you were here.

Love Year 5&6

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Day One: Kingswood Here We Come.
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What an advenure!

We were all very excited this morning at the beginning of our first epic trip to Kingswood. We ejoyed waving to our parents and it wasn’t too long until we arrived and the fun began!

Our activity afternoon started with a quick game of football and rounders with Mr Wilkinson acting as referee.

We were shown around the activity centre by Craig our group leader and then we had our first task… making our OWN beds! (I think we might need a bit of extra practice at home!)

Fencing was fantastic…Orienteering was outstanding and Archery was awesome.

Then it was time for dinner. Chicken, beef, veggie spring rolls, roast potatoes, yorkshire puddings, salad, fruit, sponge and apple pie with custard. We don’t know how the teachers managed to fit it all on their plates.

The day finished wiht Mini Olympics… We should be ready for the Rio in 2016.

Fingers crossed (Mrs Campbell’s fingers) we will all be asleep early tonight. No time for missing home yet.

Wish you were here

Love Year 5 & 6

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