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Barrowby CE Primary School children take part in a wide range of activities in our local and wider community, including participation in Sporting, Arts, and Musical events and performances, and Church events, and have many exciting visits, and themed whole school days. 
Educational Visits

 

Recent day visits to support and enhance the curriculum have included:
 
Year R/Y1:     White Post Farm  

 

Our reception and Year 1 classes visit to White Post Farm is fun and engaging. This gives children the chance to learn more about a range of animals and how to care for them.

 

          

 

 

Year 1/2:       Pizza Express

 

Our Year 1 and 2 classes visit to Pizza Express enables all children to cook in a professional environment. Our children are shown by a professional chef how to make their very own pizza. The children will also have the opportunity to taste and learn more about the different ingredients which can be used.

 

          

 

Year 1/2:     Rutland Water

 

Children in Year 1 and 2 classes enjoy the opportunity to visit Rutland Water, through active learning and practical investigation pupils are encourages to respect the environment and develop further an understanding as to why maintenance of the natural world is important to humans.

 

The pupils enjoy a range of activities including: birdwatching, pond dipping, and water cleaning:

 - Observing plants and animals in their own particular habitat; and

 - Learning more about how animals have adapted to their environment.

 

Year 3 :   St Philips Centre, Leicester

 

As part of our ongoing work to broaden our pupil's experiences, our Year 3 and 5 children enjoy a visit to the St Philips Centre in Leicester, as part of their RE studies. Whilst at the centre, they will participate in faith based 'compare and contrast' interactive learning and activities:

 

Our Year 3 pupils visit a Hindu Temple;

Our Year 5 pupils visit a Mosque;

 

This visit provides the children with the opportunity to speak to different faith practitioners, as they learn more about the history and development of worship thus deepening their understanding of the world in which they live.

 

 

 

Year 3:       Yorkshire Wildlife Park   

 

Our Year 3 pupils enjoy a visit to the award winning Yorkshire Wildlife Park. The pupils explore a range of interactive activities, through 'hands on' experiences. During the visit, the children gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the animal world.

 

Year 4:       Residential

 

During the Autumn term, our Year 4 pupils are offered an 'outdoor and adventurous' residential visit. Learning outside of the classroom is most effective when it's fun, outdoor adventure activities which encourage the development of social and communication skills. Team building, resilience, self-confidence, a breath of fresh air and making memories to last a lifetime. Our typical visit consists of 2 days with an overnight stay.

 

         

 

 

Year 5 :   St Philips Centre, Leicester

 

As part of our ongoing work to broaden our pupil's experiences, our Year 3 and 5 children enjoy a visit to the St Philips Centre in Leicester, as part of their RE studies. Whilst at the centre, they will participate in faith based 'compare and contrast' interactive learning and activities:

 

Our Year 3 pupils visit a Hindu Temple;

Our Year 5 pupils visit a mosque;

 

This visit provides the children with the opportunity to speak to different faith practitioners, as they learn more about the history and development of worship thus deepening their understanding of the world in which they live.

 

Year 6:       London Residential

 

Our Year 6 children enjoy a 'cultural' residential visit, in the summer term. In the past two years this has been a wonderful experience for the children and a typical visit would include the following -

Coach travel to and from London, a river cruise from The London Eye to the Tower of London, Sightseeing Tour, Dinner at The Rainforest Café, West End Theatre Performance.

Overnight stay in a hotel, with day 2 including breakfast and a further London experience, for example a London Museum before the return home.

 

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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