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Year 6 Oak Class Residential 2021 - Day 3

Evening It was a beautiful final evening at camp. Once we were back from the woods, it was time for showers and packing! We also enjoyed free time and another big game of frisbee in the evening sun. Dinner was delicious curry, followed by cheesecake - yum! Finally it was time for our final campfire - we had a lovely reflection on what we’ve enjoyed during our time here. Year 6 shared amazing thoughtful comments and it was wonderful to hear. We ended the campfire with a song before bed, and took in a beautiful sunset before settling into our tents for the night.

18:10 It has been a very full day for us in the forest today! Year 6 have loved getting stuck in to a variety of chosen activities in the forest. Highlights were whittling, finding and foraging wild garlic, tracking deer prints and spotting different types of wildlife. Plus of course we were all enjoying cooking our own s’mores and popcorn over a fire! After a walk back to camp we are getting ready to shower, have a bit of free time, and prepare for dinner and our final campfire!

15:28 Today has been a brilliant day with more to come! After some free play after breakfast, we gathered together to get our sun cream and sun hats on and prepare for our trip to a new woodland nearby. We walked a short distance taking in the views of young cows and sheep along the way. When we arrived at the forest, we spent some time settling in and taking in the new surroundings. We made some nature art to represent something we’ve enjoyed so far! Then it was time for lunch - sandwiches designed and made by ourselves, for ourselves! After lunch, we played a long and funny game of disco detectives. Now we are spending some time in different smaller groups doing different activities of our choosing - some of us exploring nature, creating art, making s’mores and wood carving!

09:00 Good morning from our sunny campsite. After a settled night, we were awoken by the singing of the brilliant TGC team! Now we are gathered around the campfire enjoying our porridge ahead of a second breakfast of eggs and mushrooms. After last night’s campfire circle, there has been some lovely spontaneous singing around the campfire this morning! We also had a nice morning stretch and sing around our campfire logs. The sun looks set to shine on us today!

21 comments

Ms Julian - What an awesome bunch!! We had such a brilliant time. Oak Class have looked after themselves, each other and their surroundings! New friendships have been made and new experiences had. Thank you Oak for being so brilliant this week and a huge thank you to the TGC team and Ms Brooks for organising!! Have a fab half term.

Andy & Katherine - A big thank you to the Lauriston staff and CGT team for your efforts over the last four days.
Ruby informs us she and her classmates had a great time and made some fantastic memories.
They'll all sleep well tonight!

Violeta - Thank you for sharing the photos. Hope they are all having a great time, it looks perfect!

Kirsty - Can't wait to hear all your stories

Nancy (Harry’s mum) - Harry appears to be wearing the same clothes he’s had on since Tuesday ? less washing to do when he gets home I guess ?

Elizabeth (Nancy's sister) - I love you Nancy and all your friends! I hope you all have a Great Day!

khadijha (yusra mum) - loving all the pictures, glad your all having a great time .

Patsy (Sam's Great Aunt) - Want to hear more about leaf wrapping - sounds brilliant!

Leonie - So nice to see all of you out there! I hope the first night went well and have a great day today!

Natalie(Ava’s mum) - Looks amazing guys
Loving the photos ?
Hope you are all having a fantastic time❤️

Paula (Jasmine’s Mum) - Hey everyone. Love the photos.Looks amazing ! So happy to see you all having so much fun Look after each other and make the best memories ?

Racheal - So glad you all arrived safely and glad the children are settling in. Have fun guys ❤️

Elizabeth (Ahndiya's mum) - Happy you all arrived safely ?. Hope you all have a fun filled four days ?

Mr Harris - Looks like you've had a great first day Oak Class! I hope you're all having a brilliant time and creating wonderful memories. Looking forward to hearing what you've cooked for dinner tonight on the camp fire and what fun activities you have planned for tomorrow. Enjoy!

George (Bette's mum) - Amazing! Looks so much fun :-)

Jaye - Looks ace!! Hope everyone has a fab time x

Ozy - Have fun guys! Can’t wait to hear all about the weeks adventures :)

Andy Meyer - Glad to see you've arrived safely, now go make some solid memories Oak class.
The adventure begins!!!

Hope - So pleased you have all arrived safely! Love seeing the pics and look forward to further updates :)

Nancy (Harry's mum) - Looking forward to seeing all the photos! Have the best time, and enjoy making memories Oak class!

Kirsty Williams - Hope you all have the best time ever!

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