Paris Trip – Day 3

 

 

 

Parc Astérix!!!!

The pupils woke this morning with a spring in their step and were super excited for the day ahead.
After being handed their Official OMS French Trip Tour T-shirts, they piled downstairs for another hearty breakfast. The journey to the theme park was quick as the traffic was good and “en route” the pupils entertained each other with stories of theme parks around the world.
We arrived just as the park opened and after organising into groups based on which rides our pupils wanted to do, we headed into the wonderful world of Astérix.

 

 

 

The weather today was perfect for a day at a theme park, warm but not too sunny, and the pupils impressed us all with their willingness to push their boundaries and challenge themselves.
The rides were excellent with Zeus, Goudurix and Osiris coming out as clear favourites for the more adventurous and Pegasus, Discobelix, the dolphin show, the Romans vs Gauls extravaganza and the Menhir Express favourites for those feeling less courageous.
The pupils were bought a tasty lunch before we hit the park once again.
The wonderful day came to an end when the park closed at 5.30pm and the pupils returned to the campus a-buzz with stories of how scared they had been and which ride they liked most.
Dinner was followed by an evening out on the sports field expending the last of their almost inexhaustible energy.

 

Paris Trip Day 2

 

 

The day started bright and early followed by a healthy, continental breakfast. After filling up on croissants, cereal and orange juice, we piled onto the coach to set off for the authentic French market, Brie- Comte-Robert.

The market, located near a partially ruined fortification, gave our pupils their first chance to use their improving French as well as their first chance to spend their parents’ hard-earned cash.

Pupils bought presents, hats, food and the obligatory plastic Eiffel Towers!

The next item on the agenda was the beautiful medieval town of Provins where we walked around looking at the ramparts, battlements and Gothic and Romanesque architecture.

To help cool down, we descended en-masse to a very small ice-cream parlour to buy “des glaces”.

 

 

Before leaving Provins, we sat down to watch a fantastic medieval spectacular, featuring jousting knights on horses, sword fights and orcs.

Finally, we stopped by a supermarket to stock up on sweets and drinks before heading back to the campus for a tasty dinner and evening games.

 

It’s a wrap!

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.” Pele

Anyone who was lucky enough to get tickets for the Bugsy Malone show would definitely agree.

Congratulations to everyone involved!

We are Looking Forward to Seeing You!

Just to confirm that the school will be open as usual.  The surrounding roads and paths still have quite a lot of snow around them, particularly where drifting took place, so please take care.

For today, and for obvious reasons, we will be relaxing the footwear policy to keep safe however, please bring a sensible coat and gloves as, even if we have little snow, it’s still not warm!

Thank you once again for your understanding and support.  Back to normality we hope!

Mr Bennett

We are Planning on Opening!

We apologise for the late web post however, we have had technical issues still being resolved.

The school is as ready as possible and we are planning on being open.  We will be assessing the school as usual around 630 to 7 am and will update the school website to confirm.

However, unless we have an unforecast snow fall over night we will be working on the premises that it will be a normal Monday morning… well… as normal as any Monday can be.

Thank you for your understanding over the last few days.

 

Friday’s Snow Work

It’s not technically home work, but work you could be doing at home whilst you wait for the snow and the wind to pass.

With school closed for a third day we have uploaded below a third set of work that you could be doing to keep the little grey cells ticking over.  If you have not done anything yet then there are lots on other posts to have a go at.

The posts where extra work can be found are entitled ‘School Closures and Snow?  In the words of Lorenzo Dow…’ and ‘Closure Additional work’ and can be found under the ‘News’ tab or at the bottom of the home page.

Our plans over the weekend include having the grounds cleared as best we can and a large group of staff have volunteered to come in Sunday (weather permitting as this looks a clear day) to help remove snow from paths and areas of high traffic in school, to make the site as prepared as possible for Monday.

We apologise for the closure once more.

Have a safe and happy weekend.

Mr Bennett

Maths:

Mrs Kemp has uploaded new work to ‘My Maths’ for each class.  Please log in and submit your work when the tasks are completed.

Mr Addyman’s extra Maths work for his classes:

KS2 world book day activities

KS3 Worlds Book Day maths problems

English:

Work and resources below…if you have completed and want to try another year groups work, please do!

English Snow Work – Fri 2nd March 2018

French Roast and For The Birds

French Roast Mark Scheme

Year 5 Reading Answers

Year 5 Reading Questions

Year 5 Section 1 Reading Booklet

Year 5 Section 2 Reading Booklet A

Year 5 Section 2 Reading Booklet B

Year 5 Section 3 Reading Booklet

Year 7 A Trip to Space

Year 7 Comprehension Answers

Year 7 Comprehension Questions

Year 8 Comprehension-Practice-Questions-Floods

Year 8 Comprehension-Practice-Text-Floods

Year 8 Mark-Scheme-for-Comprehension-Practice-Floods

R.E:

KS2 R.E. – Design a symbol of peace

KS3 R.E. – Write a Lent Acrostic Poem

 

Science:

Science work for all year groups Friday 2.3.18

Y5 changing state

Y5 how we see things

Y6 Earth Sun and Moon

Y6 life cycles

Work for Y8 Geography:

Research both communism and capitalism (especially in China). Produce a detailed spider-diagram on both.

School Closed: Friday 2nd March 2018

We are sorry to say that we can not open the school tomorrow as the predicted snow fall, on top of County and police advice, is that travel should be avoided and that the timings of predicted snow will cause unsafe road and travel conditions.

We appreciate the inconvenience this will cause for some parents.

Work will be set and uploaded.

We are working on having the grounds cleared over the weekend and are hoping that with staff being asked to help out on Sunday, we can get the building ready to open and prepared as best as possible for any new snow fall that may happen.

I hope you understand that the weather has been unprecedented in recent times and thank you for your understanding.

Mr Bennett