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Trip Updates

Bushcraft for Year 7 - July 2019 

3 July - 6 or 7 staff also slept outside by the fire last night - fire still burning!

2 July - Great second day.  Students sleeping in their shelters again.  Salmon and pizza lunch went down well.

2 July 2019 - 8.30am:  All up (some students slept in their self built shelters) and having breakfast


1 July 2019 - 8.30pm:  Great first day at Camp Bushcraft.  BBQs built, songs sung, lots of food eaten and now settling down to hot chocolate before bed.  Pancakes for breakfast!

1 July 2019 - 12 noon:  Fire making (supervised of course)

1 July 2019 - 10.40am:  All arrived safely and have drinks and snacks

Ypres - April 2019 

Sunday 8 April:  Safely back after delays on the M25.  Great trip - but students are minus muddy boots (left on the coach!)

Sunday 7 April: Due back at 5pm, not 6pm! 

Saturday 6 April:  Visited Lochnager Crater / Thiepal where students spent time finding their relatives on the memorial.  Fantastic weather - sun cream needed:  Photo  below is Newfoundland Memorial and Beaumont Hamel

Friday 5 April:  Wreath laying tonight by Olivia Condon and Grace Milner

Friday 5 April:  Arrived safely at Sanctuary Wood Hill 62 in Belgium


New York - April 2019 

Saturday 13 April: Last full day today.  Tour of the Capitol Building and stop off at the Supreme Court before getting caught up in a parade and visiting the museums on The Mall.

Friday 12 April:  Walking Tour of Washing DC today - seeing all the monuments on The Mall and learning about the tidal basin.

Thursday 11 April:  Arrived in Washington DC - loving it!

Wednesday 10 April:  We spent this afternoon shopping and visiting Central Park.

Wednesday 10 April:  Currently sat in the Security Council at the UN after a meeting about Venezuela with VP Mike Pence.

Wednesday 10 April:  Visit to the UN today in glorious wether - passed by Trump's motorcade whilst awaiting at security!

Tuesday 9 April:  Spent the morning at the 9/11 Tribute Museum. Had an incredible talk from Jeanmarie Hargreave who lost her brother TJ. Lots of tears. Students leaving messages of remembrance.

Tuesday 9 April:  Guess where they are today!

Monday 8 April:  11.50am  All aboard and ready for take off

Woodrow - April 2019.  Great time had by all: 




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