February 2020

February 2020

Two weeks of Raywell – The Y3 and Y5 kids have been wonderful.                 I hope they treasure their memories of the Raywell  experience. Unusual,          character building,    challenging, fun, exciting but above all… just letting kids be...
Y5 Raywell Group 2 Day 2

Y5 Raywell Group 2 Day 2

A good night’s sleep followed by early morning exercises. Weather wet but a lot calmer so we took the opportunity and went hiking straight after breakfast!    The team have really bonded. Children in both groups this week tell me they have been looking forward to the Raywell experience ‘for months.’    Disco/Party means plenty of rockin’ and rollin’.    St. Andrews Kids – The...
Y5 Change Over Day

Y5 Change Over Day

Group 1 return home. Welcome Group 2. Both groups embraced as if they had not seen each other for years!! As Group 1 departed, Group 2 were straight into their activities – sprints, Piggy backing, rolling down Raywell hill. Quizzes, Raywell raps, model structures, catwalk fashion! Good fun! Kids already excited about tomorrows muddy hike (I’m sure our St.Andrew’s children are crazy!) Best photographs of the day at...
Y5 Raywell Group 1 Day 2

Y5 Raywell Group 1 Day 2

A crazy very stormy night. Most kids slept through the high wind. Weather very changeable during the day – rain, wind, calm spells, bright sunshine at times and a snow blizzard!   We shortened the hike considerable but still a mud challenge!    Some kiddies comments really showing their enjoyment – ‘Can we stay all week?’ ‘Can we come back again next week?’ Its great to see children get together as a super team.    Best photographs of the day at Raywell....
Y5 Raywell Group 1 Day 1

Y5 Raywell Group 1 Day 1

The day after the storm!    Still windy but bearable. Children well prepared. Group 1 seem to be a good team- encouraging each other doing exercises and the sprints. http://www.standrews.hull.sch.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Web2_1-1.mp4   Great fun rolling down the Raywell hill and piggy backs.        Kite flying – great in the windy weather. Here’s hoping for a good nights sleep!!   Best photographs of the day at...

Planets

Today saw Miss Taylor’s Year 5 class learning about about planets in our Solar System. An essential part of their learning involved the making of a piece of artwork showing the order from the sun. The order of the planets from closest to the Sun outwards is; Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.  ...