Read the latest reports and view photos from the children’s school trips below.

Class 5 trip to Milton Keynes Museum

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On Tuesday 21st May 2019, the children in class 5 (Reception) visited Milton Keynes Museum in support of their topic, Homes.

They looked around the Victorian farmhouse; found out what school would have been like at that time and looked at all the artefacts in the drawing room, washroom and kitchen. The children also walked down the shop lined Victorian street and visited the Blacksmiths.

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Classes 10 and 11 Trip to Wimbledon

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On Wednesday 15th May 2019, the pupils in classes 10 and 11 spent the day at The All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon.

During the visit they learnt about the history of the Championships, visited the iconic Centre Court, Henman Hill, the Championship Museum and the Millennium Building including the press areas.

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Class 5 trip To Buckingham Gaol

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On Wednesday 1st May, the children in class 5 (Reception) went on a trip to Buckingham Old Gaol, in support of their topic, Buildings.

.On arrival the children were met by their guide, who was dressed in character as the old jailer. He talked to the children about the building and what it was like to be a prisoner in the jail.

The children looked around the museum, including the jail cells and looked at artefacts from Medieval and Victorian times.

The children (and the staff) had great fun dressing up as prisoners and sitting in the stocks.

They enjoyed a picnic lunch, before taking a short walk around Buckingham to look at the different buildings in the town, including Tudor.

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Class 7 trip to Veriulamium

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The children in class 7 recently visited Verulamium.  They went to the Roman Hypocaust, where they looked at the floor mosaic from a Roman Villa and learnt how the Romans used underfloor heating.  The children spent time in the museum, learning about the Roman artefacts and how life would have been during Roman times. The children had fun dressing up in Romans costume and they visited Roman Market stalls, where they were tasked with finding the items on their shopping list.

 

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Class 9 trip to Woburn Safari Park

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On Wednesday 13th February, the pupils in class 9 (Year 4) visited Woburn Safari Park.

The children were a credit to the school; they asked thoughtful questions, listened carefully and thoroughly enjoying the opportunity to learn more about the animals at Woburn.

As we journeyed through the safari park, we were very lucky to have a tour guide, on the coach, who shared with us his valuable knowledge about the animals. The animals were enjoying the sunshine and treated the children to amazing close up views.

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Class 6 Walk Around the Local Area

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This half term, the children in class 6 have been looking at Buildings as their theme.  They have learnt about the history of buildings; how they have changed through time, in Geography they have maps and famous landmark buildings around the world and address and postcodes, and in Science, they explored materials; properties, strength and flexibility and learnt about the uses and dangers of electricity.

Yesterday, the children put their hats, scarves and gloves on and went on a lovely walk to Broughton village to look at different types of buildings in the local area. They spent time watching the builders on the nearby new builds, saw detached and semi-detached houses, flats, a church and the old school room! The children thoroughly enjoyed their walk; particularly trying to spot the age of different houses, by looking at their plaques, and the names of them

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Class 7N trip to Dunstable Downs

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This morning, the children in 7N (Year 2) visited Dunstable Downs where they had great fun carrying out a weather investigation and flying the kites they had made in school. This trip was in support of their current class topic.

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Class 11 trip to Cadburys World

On Thursday 13th December, the pupils in class 11 visited Cadbury’s World in Birmingham.  They learned about the origins of the Company in the early Victorian period and about the lives of the rich and poor during this time.  The tour of the factory included a chance for the children to try their hand at mixing and tempering chocolate and to see demonstrations on how the liquid chocolate in the factory gets made into all the products we see in the shops.  It was a wonderful day of learning and fun.  The children enjoyed the tastes and the smells of the factory and represented the school in exemplary fashion.

Pre-Prep Christingle Day

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On Tuesday 11th December,  the children in classes 5, 6 & 7 spent the day learning about the Christingle tradition, They made their own Christingles, learnt Christmas Carols and took part in Christmas themed drama. During the afternoon, the children and staff walked to St Lawrence’s Church for a Christingle Service led by Rev. Ruth Maxey. They were told the story behind the Christingle tradition, sang carols and lit their Christingle candles.  The staff and the children had  wonderful time and hope to return next year.

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Class 5 trip to Waddesdon Manor

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On Wednesday 28th November, the children in class 5 spent a lovely day at Waddesdon Manor, in support of this half term’s topic, Colour and Light.  They enjoyed a tour of the beautifully decorated house, took part in a bauble decorating workshop and stayed just long enough to see the house and grounds lit up for Christmas

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