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

Class 11 – Local History

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On Tuesday 23rd May, two members from the Two Villages Archive Trust, visited the children in Class 11 (Year 6) to take about how Broughton and Milton Keynes Village have changed since Medieval times. As part of their local history topic, the children gained an insight into how the land, roads and buildings have developed through the ages. Through paintings, photos, maps and artefacts, the children accessed a wealth of information to build a chronology of significant developments in the local area. The session culminated in a guided walk and a visit to the church of St Lawrence in Broughton.

Classes 10 & 11 Visit Wimbledon

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On Thursday 18th May, the pupils in classes 10 and 11 visited All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon. During the day, they had a behind the scenes tour of the grounds and visited the fascinating museum and shop. Read more »

Class 6 trip to Milton Keynes Museum

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On Thursday 4th May, the children in class 6 spent the day at Milton Keynes Museum, in support of last term’s topic ‘Sound and Communication’.

They had the opportunity to use old fashioned telephones and learnt about the history of communication.

They also learnt about musical instruments from the Victorian Era and how Victorian Shopkeepers communicated what they sold in their shops.

The children had a wonderful day and learnt a great deal from our visit. Read more »

Grafham Water Activity Centre

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On Thursday 6th and Friday 7th April, the pupils in class 8 went on a residential visit to Grafham Water Activity Centre in Cambridgeshire. They had great fun turning their hands to crate stacking, survival skills, archery and completing the ‘Grafham Challenge’ (a blindfold obstacle course).

Any spare energy was used up playing football and searching for chocolate eggs in our Easter Egg Hunt.

The children all returned home happy but tired! Read more »

Class 5 trip to Howe Park Woods

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This half term, the children in class 5 (Reception) have been learning about Weather and Seasons. On Tuesday 24th January, the children visited Howe Park Woods; where they were able to explore the natural woodland (and play in the play area!). They ran through the woods and thoroughly enjoyed the freedom of the ‘great outdoors’. We went in search of evidence of woodland animals and their habitats; and were lucky enough to find mole holes, minibeasts and even a bear cave!!! Sadly we did not see a bear, however if you go down to the woods and you do spot that bear, please do let us know!

Class 4’s Bear Hunt & Teddy Bears’ Picnic

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This half term, the children in class 4 have been learning about ‘Bears’. They have been looking at different types of bears, where they live and what they eat.
On Friday 27th January, the children spent the morning making teddy bear biscuits and sandwiches for their picnic lunch and they watched a film about a Polar Bear. This was followed by a Bear Hunt in the Spinney and they took their teddy bears down to the Assembly Hall, where they ALL enjoyed a Teddy Bears’ Picnic

Class 8 trip to the Recycling Centre

On Tuesday 24th January, the children in class 8 (Year 3) visited the Recycling Centre in support of their Science topic, Materials and their Farm topic, recycling.

Class 8 trip to Hazard Alley

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On Tuesday 18th October, the pupils in class 8 went to the Safety Centre in Milton Keynes. The purpose of this trip was to teach them about safety outside school.

They explored how to be safe in different environments including a river, train tracks, crossings, building sites and internet safety. They were taught the basic recovery position and how to make 999 calls!

All children can now identify dangers and are very good at responding in the correct way!
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Class 4 Activity Morning at Walton Pre-Preparatory School

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On Tuesday 15th November, the children in class 4 visited Walton Pre-Preparatory School to take part in some Rainbow topic related activities.
The children were very excited and enjoyed the journey on the minibuses. When we arrived, they joined the class 4 children from Walton and took part in a rotation of activities including parachute games, Rainbow fish story time, a colour hunt in the nature trail and bead threading to make a keychain. Everyone had a wonderful time!