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School Visits

Curriculum linked visits

Visits are often arranged to support a topic that is being learned about in class. These visits may take place at the start of the topic to 'hook' the children's interest or further into the topic, to consolidate their learning.


Foundation and Key Stage One pupils take a 'journey' to Bethlehem when they take part in the Nativity event with the Outdoor Education Service and Time Travel with the Diocese at Southwell Minster.


Last year, the Key Stage 2 pupils visited the National Mining museum and the year 6 pupils travelled to London to visit the House of Commons where they met our local MP John Mann.


In March, went to visit Eureka in Halifax to introduce British Science Week. It was fantastic!


In addition, the School Council have recently visited the Town Hall in Retford and County Hall in West Bridgeford where they met the leader of the County Council.

Residential visits


Years 3 & 4

Coastal visit


In the summer of 2017, the lower Key Stage 2 children visited Scarborough for 3 days. They stayed in a local hotel and took part in fossil hunting, rock pooling and orienteering activities in Robin Hood's Bay with the National Trust; visited the Sea-Life Centre and learnt about features of coastlines such as bays, headlands and coastal erosion.

In 2019, the coastal residential will be based in Robin Hoods Bay. This will include a trip to Whitby and the Pannett Park Museum; rock pooling, fossil hunting and orienteering with the National Trust in the village; a visit to the Sea-Life centre and a Smugglers tour of Robin Hoods Bay led by a local expert.



St Michaels pictures

Years 5 & 6