6 Oak Category

Problem Solving

Session involved lots of fun practical activities including balancing out a huge plank with our own collective body weight distribution!

Good Morning Thursday!

Looking forward to our last full day here at Kingswood. We started the day with Jacob’s Ladder and I think the picture say it all. Gulp!


We finished our day with a campfire before heading off for our nightcap of delicious warming hot chocolate.

Beach Adventure

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside,oh we do like to be beside the sea!

Initiative Challenge

After an amazing pool party we enjoyed an initiative activity task which involved finding a solution to a whole host of puzzles and problems. Many required us to make predictions and improvements as as went along. We used a range of mental problem solving strategies well here – see I told you the maths SATs […]

Wednesday Morning . . .

Dawn in the Isle of Wight and we are all up and awake. The children slept much better yesterday as the first night nerves and excitement waned. It might also have been due to the fact they were exhausted after their activity filled day- just the way we like it ! After breakfast today we […]

American dinner…u

Was the theme of the meals today and the children enjoyed tucking into some old favourites for dinner ( as healthy as possible hotdogs, burgers, chips and donuts for dessert). The adults are starting to worry about their waistlines😄😄 The children have enjoyed their afternoon activities and after a brief period of downtime in their […]

Obstacle Challenge

We conquered a range of tricky apparatus by encouraging each other and discovering skills we never even knew we had!

En Garde

We battled it out in pairs as we practised our fencing skills

Orienteering Challenge

We spent the rest of our morning using our navigational skills to read and decipher maps to find and recover treasure hidden all over the Kingswood site. It tested our sense of direction, that’s for sure. Year 6 were a picture when the activity leader broke the news that no GPS signals were to be […]