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Gordon Brown Centre 2019 - Year 3 & 4 Blog

Year 3 & 4 Residential to the Gordon Brown Centre

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  • 10/05/19

    A final post...

    Year 4s final activity was the low ropes and trim trail. The children’s balance and agility was in strong evidence on the low ropes, with the boulder wall (a bit like a climbing wall, but you travel sideways) being a particular favourite. They then showed off some fabulous teamwork when tackli...
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  • 10/05/19

    Marshmallows, groovy moves, big snooze...

    Campfire and disco was such fun! Silly songs and jokes were shared and marshmallows were toasted on the campfire, and Mr Goddard reflected upon the time we have all shared together as the flames died down. There were some very impressive dance moves spotted at the disco, with an incredible level of...
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  • 09/05/19

    Building dens, hitting bullseyes and enjoying the food...

    After a good sleep, Year 3 started the day filling up on cereal and toast, before donning waterproofs and wellies and heading out to feed the animals. It seems each child has a favourite and there were many, many cuddles given.
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  • 08/05/19

    Popcorn making, night walking and a good sleep...

    This afternoon we have been cooking with a difference. First we had to gather sticks and then Mark taught us how to put them into the right shape make a fire. Once lit we made popcorn by holding tins of corn kernels over the fire. Despite our worries about lack of added salt and sugar we really enjo...
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  • 07/05/19

    Getting reacquainted...

    Year 4 have a terrific first day settling back into the centre. They started with a site walk to remind them about all their favourite spots (Lonely Larry the tree, the pets area etc) and a good review of the boundaries and rules. They all ate well at lunch AND tea and have already reported hearty a...
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  • 03/05/19

    Everybody ready?

    There will no doubt be a few restless nights over the weekend amongst our Year 4 and Year 3 pupils (and possibly the teachers!) as thoughts of the 2019 residential run through their heads.
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