First night at Kingswood

The children have started the activities really quickly after arriving earlier.  The greatest early struggles were mainly to do with trying to put a quilt inside a quilt cover.  Team work was the order of the day as the children helped each other to overcome the challenge.

The first ctivity was archery and the children really enjoyed the challenge of learning new skills.  There was some super shooting from lots of children and they coped very well with the cold and the fog.

The children have enjoyed the campfire activity and they loved singing and playing games with the instructors and staff.  It was an awesome experience being deep,in the woods playing games and seeing the children really laughing and enjoying the activity.  Some of the songs will be stuck in my head for many months to come.

The children are now in their dorms ready for a sleep.  I am not sure how much rest they will get as they are very excited about being away.  It promises to be a great week.   Check back on my blog tomorrow for more updates.

The Bus Project….

We have decided to create a series of short film clips that help us share some of our ideas that we have used in school.  If you want to share your thoughts on them that would be great or if you want to work together on a particular idea or project get in touch.

Our narrators have done so well with this new idea and we hope you enjoy watching.

Summer …..

There are lots of exciting things happening at Norbridge in the coming weeks.  It promises to be a very busy period and we are all excited about the great things that are happening.

We are in the finals of the Pupil Premium Awards in London in May and we are really happy to see the work of the children, staff, governors and directors get some recognition.  We will let you know the results on the day through twitter and my blog.

We have funding to extend our school by six classrooms and we are looking forward to seeing the building develop from scratch over the next twelve months.  The teachers and children are really looking forward to working in their brand new classrooms.  The plans for the building are wonderful and we can’t wait to see the finished building in the near future.

We will be working on a special area to remember James Allbones, who recently passed away.  We will work with James’s parents to develop this area and we are going to create a very special place that his friends can go to and remember him.  We will be having this work completed in the summer holiday.

I will update you with more news as we work as hard as we can to be the best we can be during the summer term.