Education Away News

Friday, April 27, 2012

Moore depart

Well, after a few fun filled and rain soaked days Moore left on their merry way back home. A few monring games were played with the Yellow team eventually emerging victorious with some excellent code breaking.

Hopefully some pictures will follow later on......

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Moore around the centre in the lovely rain.

Off on the nature trail around the village.

The world famous Nantglyn bottle run.

The teachers enjoying looking after the kids!

The kids.

Teamwork was key in the bottle run.

More fun on the bottle run.

Damming the stream as a group activity.

Creating a nice waterfall down the steam.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Moore take to the Stars!

Racing on the climbing wall.

Fun in the rain at archery.

First up - lacrosse

Ali with the record for crate stack of 14!!! Well done.

Looking good is more important than finding the bullseye.

Learning the ropes before being let loose on the climbing wall.

Fun on the trampolines doing aeroball.

Emily and aeroball

Logan, Billy and George start off the caving.

Crate stacking

Lacrosse fun!

Moore Arrive

Here are the photos as promised. 

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Moore arrive!

Moore Primary school arrived today at around 11am. They had a quick scavenger hunt followed by lunch. After lunch it was orienterring around the village in their groups with the teacher spying out on the course. Then there was sme time for fun in the stream and on the rope swing before tea. After tea we had a quick game on the field and then some free time with the skipping ropes and a football!

Photos will be on tomorrow - apologies for none tonight but time has run out and we technical difficulties!

Friday, April 20, 2012

Marlborough on their way home!

After a long day yesterday this morning was spent doing some team activities around the centre. The Bottle run was won with a respectable time of 1minute and 3 seconds. Then it was on to damming the stream and seeing who could make the deepest lake.

Then it was time for lunch and a quick game of bingo before setting off just after 2pm hoping to arrive home between 4 and 4:30pm. 

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Marlborough at Llechwedd Slate Caverns

Another full day of activities today - first of all it was off to Llechwedd Slate Caverns for a tour around the mines then it was off to ride the steam railways from Ffestioniog to Portmadog. after lunch on the train we braved the weather and had some time at Black Rock sands beach. Then back to Nantglyn for pizza and chocolate cake followed by some time to play on the field and then a quick bedtime story.

Going down the mine for a hard day's work.

Down the mines

Learning the ins and outs of how the mine works.

In the mine.

Taking in the sights of North Wales on the steam train.

Lunch on the train.

Looking good on the train.

Posing for the camera.

we're off to the beach now!

Good skills on the rope swing.

Trials to make the Olympic rounders team.

Some classic diving going on taking after some of our Premiership stars.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Marlborough at Stars!

An early start this morning to make sure that we could enjoy a full days at Stars in Denbigh. The weather wasn't great but it didn't dampen our spirits or stop the whole group have a great time doing 6 different activities including rock climbing, archery, aeroball and caving.

Aiming for the 2012 Olympic archery squad.

Stacking crates to see how high we can go!

Racing to the top of the climbing wall.

Porbably the favourite event which was aeroball!!

Working together on the team challenge.

13 crates was the record today - an excellent effort.

Careful with your balance.

Choosing the right way to race to the top.

More archery fun.

Searching for the fossil in the cave.

Quiz night back at Plas Nantglyn with Mrs Bell's group being victorious in the end.

Storytime and then off to bed for a well deserved rest in time for another full day tomorrow.