Each term, all children are given the opportunity to either participate in an off-site visit or to take part in workshops here at school.
These visits, in school workshops or focus days / weeks are designed to engage children in activities that broaden their understanding of the curriculum or will provide them with an experience they may not usually have access to.
Visits take advantage of local facilities such as museums, National Trust properties and nature reserves as well as activity centres or attractions further afield. Recent visits have included, Petworth House, Henley Fort, High Ashurst, and Sealife London. Alternatively, focus activities may be planned to utilise the stunning and varied grounds within which the school is sited.
All visits or activities are organised by teachers who are obliged to conduct a risk assessment to ensure that all potential hazards are taken account of and adjustments made to ensure that the children will be safe and to maximise the benefits of any trip or activity.
When they reach Year 6, the children will be invited to participate in our annual week’s residential in an accredited activity centre on the Isle of Wight. This forms an important part of transition planning for children’s move to secondary school and the children always return with a great sense of pride in their adventurous achievements!