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Maths Live Lesson 6E, by Mrs Horton

Date: 13th Nov 2019 @ 10:54am

6E really enjoyed taking part in the NRICH maths live lesson. They worked together as a team to work out how many teddies would fit in out classroom. 

Final Day, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 11th Nov 2019 @ 3:30pm

We had a great final day. Group 8 are sad to leave but have thoroughly enjoyed Condover.

We had the final activity of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, which was extremely difficult and required lots of strength. 

Anti-bullying conference , by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 11th Nov 2019 @ 3:18pm

Today our Anti-Bullying Ambassadors attended the Wirral Anti-Bullying Conference. We had the opportunity to watch performances and videos, create anti-bullying crafts and activities and take part in a question time. 

 

All our ambassadors were fantastic and shared great ideas. 

Group 8 - Mrs Bowden and Mrs Bennett - Buggy building, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 11th Nov 2019 @ 3:10pm

We had a very muddy afternoon on Thursday!! Our group enjoyed building a buggy to fit everyone on.

We really had to use our communication and team work skills to ensure everything was connected correctly. Unfortunately, we were not successful the first few times and so had to demonstrate resilience in order to complete it.

 

Maths Week England, by Miss Mulheirn

Date: 11th Nov 2019 @ 8:26am

We are looking forward to participating in Maths Week England this week. Children will be taking part in activities and challenges across the school. We are taking part in a national ‘Maths Ninja’ competition called Mangahigh Challenge. More information at: https://mathsweekengland.co.uk/

 

Last Day -Group Photo, by Mrs Horton

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 8:50pm

What an amazing three days we have had at Condover Hall. I am extremely proud of all our children as they have tackled challenges with perseverance, worked together as teams, displayed patience and kindness, organised themselves independently and behaved impeccably. As a year group they all integrated with each other so well. Many of the children told me that they have chatted to people who they don’t usually mix with at school. It is great to see new friendships forming and old friendships deepening through these enriching experiences.

It was very wet and very muddy but year 6 have had the BEST time. I would like to say a big thanks to our fantastic staff team who worked so hard to make this trip a success. 

Thank for Year 6 from Mrs Horton

Group 9 Final Day, by Mr Knowles

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 3:22pm

Group 9 have made it back to school in one piece. They have been amazing in all of the activities and have given everything their all. I am really proud of them all and they should be proud of themselves! We finished off with some archery this morning. Well Done :)

Condover Fun, by Miss Newton

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 11:33am

We’re having great fun waiting for our lunch and departure!

Group 1 - Orienteering, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 11:03am

Our last session of the trip was orienteering. We were very lucky that the sun was shining while we got to explore the beautiful grounds of Condover Hall. Our map reading skills have developed immensely. 

Sadly our last day , by Mrs Eaton

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:50am

 Group 7Mrs Eaton would like to thank  all her in children in her group.

They have all been amazing 

Well done .

Hope you like the last photos of the 2019 year six residential.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 3- Mrs Rice’s Group, by Mrs Rice

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:49am

Our last event has been on the climbing wall. Everyone attempted the wall and were fantastic! Some made it to the top but all tried their very best.

The children have all been brilliant. They have tried every activity and pushed themselves to try new things and new experiences.

They are looking forward to coming home and I’m sure they will have lots of stories to tell. 

 

Miss pickering’s Group last day activity abseiling , by Pickering

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:46am

We’ve had a yummy breakfast and had our last activity a fabulous morning of abseiling, we all did our best and some of us conquered the wall. I was so proud of them for trying their best. 

Group 1 Grid of Stones, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:45am

Group 6 Archery, by Miss Newton

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:44am

We had a fantastic final morning at Condover. This morning we tried our archery skills. It was great fun, and even though we didn’t all get it the first ti,e, we all managed to hit the target in the end! 

Group 1 Jacob’s Ladder, by Mrs Taylor

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:35am

Day 3 - final activities in the sun , by Mrs Horton

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 10:32am

What a great time year 6 have had!

2A & 2B transport trip, by Miss Gough-Hughes

Date: 8th Nov 2019 @ 4:19pm

Transport Trip

Last Friday, the children went on their school trip to Liverpool. We began our trip at 9 0'clock, walking to Grove Road station and getting on a train to James Street. The children loved hopping on the train, going through the tunnel and then using both an escalator and a lift when we arrived at the station. We left the station and walked across the road to reach the museum of Liverpool. Children enjoyed exploring lots of the exhibitions this museum had to offer, using their senses to hear, smell, touch and see all of the different displays. We particularly enjoyed our guided tour of the transport exhibition, exploring different modes of transport from the past including: a steam train, an old car, a horse and cart, and a boat. The children loved making noises associated to each transport and suggested whether each mode of transport would be slow or fast. The best part of our guided tour was getting to sit on the more modern mode of transport, the electric overhead railway train. On this train, we had pretend tickets, wore hats and were read a story all about the railway. Finally, before we left the museum, we went up to the top floor and did a sketch of what we could see out of the window. After, we left the museum, we boarded the Dazzle ship and got off at Seacombe. All children were incredibly excited to get on this ship as we have been learning about dazzle patterns in school and have seen photos of it in school. Finally, we left Seacombe by coach, returning to school at 3 o'clock. We had an excellent day and thoroughly enjoyed continuing our learning of transport from the past. Well done to the children for their enthusiam, engagement and good behaviour throughout.

 

Group 1 - Initiative Exercises and Climbing, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 9:10pm

This afternoon, we had lots of fun and showed how well we can work as part of a team in our team building exercises. We were really supportive of each other and displayed great communication skills.

We also had a session on the climbing wall and learnt how to be an anchor and work the billet ropes.

Group 1 initiative exercises (and Mrs Dunne!), by Mrs Taylor

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:53pm

Group 1 had a great time with the initiative exercises. The children quickly learnt that good communication was vital to success as they worked their way through various challenges. They were even treated to a visit from Mrs Dunne and Jacob!

Day two Miss Pickering’s group, by Pickering

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:40pm

A fantastic day of jacob’s ladder, orienteering, buggy building and archery, the children were amazing, they never gave in even when they were challenged mentally and physically, really well done!

Day two with Mrs Eaton’s group, by Pickering

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:36pm

A fantastic day of initiative exercises, orienteering, Jacob’s ladder and climbing. All the children have been superstars! 

Group 10 - Buggy Build and Jacob’s Ladder, by Mrs Palmi

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:34pm

Group 10 had a fantastic morning.

First, we worked in teams to build our own buggies. The rope tying was a challenge but our perseverance paid off and we managed to take our friends for a ride in the field!

Our second activity was the impressive Jacob’s Ladder. It was amazing to see all of the group aim to reach their highest point.

 

Group 8 - Mrs Bowden and Mrs Bennett - Thursday morning, by Mrs Bowden-Pickstock

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:33pm

This morning, group 8 enjoyed archery and wall climbing. We had to be precise to shoot our arrows and hit the target. We started with a practice round and then shot for points. Everyone worked excellently.

Next, we did wall climbing. Here there were many jobs: climber, be-layer and rope feeder. Everyone had a go and a few people made it all the way to the top! The whole group worked fantastically as a team to help, support and encourage each other. 

 

 

Day two Mr Bentley’s group , by Pickering

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:29pm

A fantastic day of archery and many more activities, from climbing to  buggy building the children were fantastic! 

Day 2 Mrs Rice’s Group- Jacob’s Ladder, abseiling, archery and buggy building, by Mrs Rice

Date: 7th Nov 2019 @ 7:27pm

Mrs Rice’s group have had a fun-filled day!

We started with Jacob’s Ladder which was very tricky due to the height and how wobbly it was. Everyone had a go and showed fabulous determination.

We then moved on to abseiling. The height of the tower was no match for the wonderful children in this group! They showed wonderful team work and were cheering each other on.

Following lunch the group tried archery and were fantastic. They all loved this activity.

The final group activity was Buggy Build. It was cold and muddy but the children showed great resilience and had lots of fun.

They enjoyed their tea and headed to a campfire for the evening.

Promoting Resilience, Respect and Results

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