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Little Canada June 2015

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Wow! what a week.  I am absolutely exhausted!! In a good way of course! 🙂 Unfortunately the internet in the deep dark depths of the Island was very bad and kept crashing!

We did everything and I mean everything!!! Aqua Fun, Zip Wire, Challenge Course, Trapeze, Sensory Trail, Orienteering, Tunnel Trail, Giant Swing, Cat Walk, Archery, Canoe, Kayak and Aeroball.

I took part with the kids as much as I could and I have to say my favourite was the Canoeing and Kayak as I got my own back 🙂  yep at every opportunity I splashed them 🙂 and had a water fight which ended up in me getting wetter than them!!

My least favourite was the Giant Swing, which is strange as that appears to be the kid’s favourite?? Lets just say I think I had the loudest scream which they thought was hilarious! Mrs Summers actually heard me from the other side of the centre!!

Charlie Corcoran, Joshua Paddock, Daniel Cavaney, Erin Randall and Lilly Duell conquered the Trapeze and believe me it was not easy, I managed to touch the top but not stand on the small area of wood and then leap into the air hoping to reach the trapeze!! Ellie Wheeler, Erin Kraft, Hayden Worsley, Jacob Wratten and Courtney Douglas like me managed to touch the top – believe me I was so impressed as it was very high! Especially as all of them were dreading it – a huge achievement 🙂

All of my group were very apprehensive about the canoeing and kayaking but after only half an hour in the water they were all bobbing along with no problem at all (well apart from me trying to splash them!) 🙂

The Giant Swing was hilarious and I will never forget the look on Courtney and Lilly’s faces as they swung through the air!  Mind you they won’t forget the look on my face!! Sheer horror! :-0

I must apologise to Hayden whilst doing the tunnel trail, dark tunnels with sandy wet floors on all fours crawling!! Hayden, I’m sorry I clung to you and your trainer! Screaming “Haydn don’t leave me its dark and I cannot see where I am going?!?!”  (“Get me out of Here” came to mind!) :-0

Again the Cat Walk was terrifying and again the kid’s were amazing and although a few did not make the top they all conquered the fear factor- even me! And boy was the top one high (I have since found out that Mrs Lawrie and Mrs Taylor were unable to do the top one 🙂 hehe)

Right time to post some pictures before I fall asleep!! Thank you to my group who were brilliant and tried everything, we did have a few grumpy moments when tired or hungry but to be expected (and that was just me!)

So here are a few photos of my amazing week with some fab children.

Mrs “J” xxxx

p.s thanks guys I leave my camera with you whilst conquering my fear and I see you have managed to take a few “selfies” 🙂 xx

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Pond Dipping

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Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

This week year 5 and 6 have undertaken a huge variety of outdoor learning. We spent time observing and taking a tally of all the different habitats in our school grounds and the animals and plants found in each habitat. We investigated the pond area carefully carrying out pond dipping to identify creatures. We found dragon flies, tadpoles, pond skaters and even snails.pond2

Update

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Despite a small delay, the children are now on the ferry and are due back into Southampton at 3.30.

Little Canada update

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  • Arrived safe and well at Little Canada. Chalets are great and food yummy last night. Children slept well and were up this morning ready for their first activities. Swimming and problem solving this morning.

Maqic school bus

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Magic school bus is a fun tv show

Maths problem

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Today in maths we had thee jugs the first jug could hold 3L of water and it was full. The second jug could hold 5L of water and that was full and the third jug was big it can hold lots of water can you measure 4L? .it is hard you can only tip the 3 or the 5 you can tip away so if you like maths try that.

by Tom B.

Describing a Scene

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It was a dark place. All you could see were the shady clouds in the distance. The hills from far behind you. All the water was brown,
brown, brown, just dull,dark brown.

by Andie

Awesome Art

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WHAT WE DO IN ART!!

What we have been doing in art lately is sketching lots of stuff like: sketching cavemen houses, eyes and rocks. My favourite bit is smudging lines to make it look more effective.

 

by Lauren

Hello World

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