The Year 4s at Mrs Ethelston’s and St Andrew’s Schools spent three wonderful days at Hooke Court (www.hookecourt.co.uk). We followed a busy and inspirational programme led by professional outdoor pursuit leaders. The main focus for the three days was on teambuilding and outdoor survival skills. Having arrived by coach on Wednesday, we were faced with our first challenge: putting on our own duvet covers! The afternoon was spent with team building activities leading to ‘Bridging the Moat’ where the children winched a heavy parcel across the moat.
We spent all day in the woods on Thursday, building our tribal kingdoms. The children were split into two groups; each group built a den big enough to house everybody, they voted for their chief, agreed on a tribal name and found a suitable tribal cry. In the afternoon we enjoyed games and songs by the campfire and had a fantastic time together. Read & See More »