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Y5 visit to East Barnby

Wednesday 2nd March

We enjoyed our final breakfast at East Barnby and headed off to the forest near the Falling Foss waterfall for our shelter building activity.  The children chose their teams and set off on designing and making a shelter within 45 minutes!  The end results were really creative and all very different and we were very pleased with all the endeavour shown by some very tired children.  After our final lunch back at the East Barnby Centre, the staff waved us off on journey back to school after a memorable three days.  


Tuesday 1st March

Everyone has enjoyed a good night’s sleep & the sun is shining & brilliant blue sky above our heads. The children have enjoyed a good breakfast & we are about to get our gear ready for canoeing down the River Esk! 
I’ll update again after tea. 


6.30pm We've had an amazing day canoeing down the River Esk and all the children gained huge confidence as the journey went on. (see new photographs). Our staff are very proud of the childrens' achievements today.  When we returned to the centre, all the children took part in sledging.  Everyone enjoyed their tea (fish and chips, mushy peas or chicken curry and rice, salad and chocolate crunch and custard for desert! The bonfire is lit and we are about to go outside and toast marshmallows around the campfire and sing some songs and then bed.


Monday 28th February

We have just finished a delicious pasta tea following a very successful beck scrambling visit this afternoon.  Everyone, (including staff) got very wet and cold feet and legs and some pupils managed to get wet all over!

The children have really thrown themselves into this afternoon's adventurous activity and worked well in their three teams.(See photographs)

Because of the rain, we will be sledging tomorrow and hopefully having the campfire too.

I will update you tomorrow teatime when hopefully all the duvets have found their way inside their covers!