Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

Today in PSHE, Mrs Ventress set us a challenge!

The time- just 10 minutes!
The task- to build a free standing bridge which spanned 30cm and was raised from the ground.
The goal- to hold the greatest amount of toy vehicles without the bridge collapsing!

Our aim was to use negotiation and…

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Last day at Lockerbie

Sadly, our week at Lockerbie has come to an end. We enjoyed two final activities this morning, before having lunch then returning to school. And what activities they were: high ropes, climbing, abseiling, survival and initiative exercises. 

Throughout the week the children have really…

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Coming Home!

Guess who's coming home?!?!

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Thursday at Lockerbie

We have enjoyed a fourth day of sunshine today, along with a visit from Mrs Walsh. All groups had a raft-building session on the lake, alongside zip wire, abseiling, climbing and survival skills, where we built shelters and fires. In the evening we all went for a walk up through the woods and up…

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Wednesday at Lockerbie

Another beautiful sunny day, and another day jam-packed with fun activities. Many activities today have involved perseverance and overcoming personal challenges, such as mountain biking, high ropes and zip wire. We’ve also enjoyed some great team activities including crate stacking and low ropes…

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Lockerbie update

There were a few tired children this morning over breakfast after a busy day yesterday, but they soon livened up once they got started on more activities. Miss Huddleston told me that the children are all behaving brilliantly and supporting each other to overcome their own personal challenges. It…

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Tuesday at Lockerbie

Tuesday has been an amazing day for us all at Lockerbie, in more ways than one. The weather has been stunning -warm sunshine and blue skies all day (so good in fact that the kitchen staff decided to arrange a barbecue for our evening meal), the activities have been great and children have had such…

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A message from Miss Huddleston from Lockerbie

Everyone slept well and had a good breakfast. The sun is shining for the first activities of the day.

Miss Huddleston will be busy during the day supervising the activities and joining in. She will mainly blog in the evening once the children are settled in bed, so watch out for lots of…

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Our first day at Lockerbie

Year 6 have made a great start to their week at Lockerbie Manor. We arrived at 2.30pm and have had an action-packed afternoon and evening of archery, climbing, abseiling, blind trail and negotiating a very muddy obstacle course. We have lots more to look forward to in the days to come!


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They have arrived!! The Year 6s are all ready for a week of teamwork, excitement, adventurous activities and lots of sleep (so Miss Huddleston hopes!!). More photos to come throughout the week.

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Marvellous Microorganisms!

Today in Science, we kicked off the year with a short unit (some might say ‘micro-unit’) where we learn all about those tiny living organisms that can be found absolutely anywhere and everywhere- microorganisms!

We started off the lesson by learning the different types, names, shapes and sizes…

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Year 5 investigate pulse rate

Today in Science we have been learning how to find and count our pulse rate in 4 different places on our body. 
We then went outside to investigate how our pulse rate changes during and straight after exercising. 

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