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Y4 Castleton May 2017

Friday 5th - The children have packed their bags and are on the coach ready for the journey back to St Elizabeths.

They have just set off at 1.45 so should be back in school between  2.45 - 3.00pm. You may take siblings from other classes as you pick children up - if you wish!!

Children set off at 9. 30 this morning and arrived safely at Castleton. they are now doing their first activity - Jumblies!

 

More later.

 

 Children are all fine and have enjoyed their activities, all are happy and looking forward to tea.

Picture 1 Deep in thought?

Friday 5th

 Mrs Clemens says the internet signal is poor at Castleton so cannot tweet as often as she would like!

All children slept well with Ruby being the last to drop off! ( you'll have to guess which Ruby).

Some were up at 6.30 but most after 7. All are tucking into breakfast now and looking forward to the mornings activities.

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Friday 5th - The children have packed their bags and are on the coach ready for the journey back to St Elizabeths.

They have just set off at 1.45 so should be back in school between  2.45 - 3.00pm. You may take siblings from other classes as you pick children up - if you wish!!

Y4 Castleton - April 2016.

ETA at school 2.35pm Parents may pick up at this time and take siblings if you wish!

 ( Posted today -Friday 29th April 2.05pm)

All set off fine at 9.25am complete with cases and bags. They are all very excited and the sun is shining! More later!
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All have walked up to Peveril castle and enjoyed playing some seige games!

Had a delicious lunch ready for the next activity!

Picture 1 Some budding Robin Hoods!
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Picture 1 oops!
Picture 2 Getting ready for the dig.

All children are happy after a lovely day doing archery, building siege engines and digging for treasure and artefacts.

 

They have had a lovely 3 course dinner with lots of choice and are getting ready for night activities!

Children have looked around their dorms and unpacked ready for tonight.

All are fine with no problems.

 

Report from Mrs Clemens + Mrs Salt:

 

We've all made candles, which we will bring home. Then played bingo... Winners were albie, William, Elizabeth s, Thomas!!! They have all gone to their rooms now! Very excited!​

9.00pm

 

Children have had supper and are ready for bed, its been a long day and Mrs Clemens says they are tired so should sleep well!!!!   All are happy in their dorms with no problems.

 

Maisie was the first asleep - one girls dorm all are asleep but the others are yet to go!

Boys are in good form giggling away but they are dropping off too - one by one!

More in the morning.

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Everyone up apart from two who had to be gently woken. Just having breakfast now, choice of cooked and/ or cereal toast ready for the next activity. Mrs Clemens reports that its snowing!!

 

11.30am

They have completed the seige engine activity - all are wrapped up warm after the snow this morning. They are now going back inside ready for lunch then the return to St Elizabeth's.

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All activities complete! Children happy with smiley faces!

have packed up their bags ready for the return home.

1.20pm

Just got on the bus ready to set off.
 2.05  On the A6 about half an hour away.

 

ETA at school 2.35pm Parents may pick up at this time and take siblings if you wish!

Theyre all back safe and well ! 3.04pm

 

 Children set off on the coach at 9.35am. They were all excited and had their teddies and other creature comforts with

 

them. Apart from Alicia - who told us she usually had 5 pillows instead!  More later.

 

11.05pm

 

All arrived safely, they are at the castle now. All ere 'loving it and very excited'

Already Max is saying its the best trip he's ever been on!

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All tucking into their lunch and its thumbs up from all - before the Roman battle to decide who is the best gladiator!
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2.00pm  - Just finished the Roman battle - The first gladiator is Tabitha with Oliver as runner up!

Had a lovely 3 course meal with plenty of choices for everyone, then it was the night time activities.

later they all had supper after a long day a hot drink with a biscuit before saying goodnight and snuggling up with their teddies ( apart from Alicia who had an extra pillow.

Both Joshua's had ' a brilliant day' and Angelina just loves her comfy bed.

 

9.50pm   All settled and off to sleep now ready for another full day tomorrow!

More news in the morning.

 

8.15am

Some are up and getting ready others are still fast on.

Max has been sick this morning so mum is on her way to pick him up early but everyone else is fine.

Breakfast of cereal or sausage, egg, bacon and beans is being prepared before this morning's activities.

 

More later this morning!
First asleep last night were Jack and Sam almost as their heads hit the pillow!

Last to drop off was Archie!

Max is feeling a little better, mum picked him up half an hour ago.

 

All are tucking into their breakfast now then its playing at William Tell with their bows and arrows but hopefully without the apple!

 

All children are very happy and still excited ( apart from Max who is in the car and looking 'pastey' but better than first thing this morning).

 

More Later

Picture 1 Kyra and friends waiting to shoot their arrows!
Picture 2 Saskia, Catherine, Angelina and Josh make a new fr
Picture 3 Squashing clay to make imprints of fossils

Children have had their lunch and are just starting their last activity before they visit the shop. Then its on the bus - and back to school.

 

 They set off at 2.00pm

 

2.54 pm they are now in Ambergate!

 

3.04 all back safe and well!

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