Archive | Pixies Holt 2024

London Eye

The London Eye flight was great – we were very lucky with the weather, and could even see Wembley arches on the horizon.

The final pictures taken by the children

             Here are the final photos from Pixies Holt taken from the children’s perspective.

River walk

Our final day we went for a river walk and played some games and sang some very silly songs.  

Breakfast on the final day

Final big breakfast before our last adventure.

More from a year 4 perspective

    Day two photos taken by the children.  

Dinner and Movie Night 🍿

Following a lovely roast dinner and ice cream for pudding we had more technical issues. Finally we managed to have Movie 🎥 Night .  

Team building skills group 2

  This afternoon after archery 🏹 group 2 were challenged to team building skills. Challenges included lowering a stick while keeping it level, going through a tyre in the quickest time and passing an object over the biggest gap using teamwork. Both teams set a new record of 2.95 seconds for 4 people going through […]

Caving. How dark??

We had an amazing time caving, learning about stalactites and stalagmites and watching them form before our very eyes. Many of the year fours demonstrated their knowledge from this terms science lessons, identifying all three types of rocks. Everyone showed great determination, resilience, teamwork, and showed fantastic character facing their fears. We are so immensely […]

Archery 🏹 group 2

After lunch it was group 2s opportunity to demonstrate their archery skills. Well done to the team with Ada, Elsie, Ashley, Jenson and Raife who were the winning team. Congratulations toEnna who was the highest individual scorer. Special mention to Louie who got a bullseye 🎯 and popped a balloon 🎈, Hugo also popped a […]

Team building before lunch

Before we were allowed lunch we took part in some team building activities to develop our communication, planning and practise skills. Well done to the girls who set a record of 3.9 seconds of getting five people through a tyre.  

Archery 🏹

This morning we split into two groups to do the days activities of archery and caving. There was some great shooting with The Shruggers winning the team event. Tyler was the highest individual scorer and special mention to Emmie who was the only one who popped the balloon 🎈. Nobody was able to hit the […]

Start of Day Two

After a great night’s sleep ( all children asleep by 10pm). A relaxing start to the day with some games and then an enormous breakfast before making our lunch.

Day One photos from a Year 4 perspective

Throughout the day, the children have passed around an old phone that they have used to take photos of what they have seen from their perspective.      

Bed 🛏️ time

Ready for bed at the end of our tiring but exciting first day.

Dinner and night time orienteering

After a lovely pasta dinner followed by sticky toffee pudding, we ventured out once again. This time it was in the dark and we were orienteering around Pixies Holt. We had to locate 17 different dibbers around the site as well as a square stone, brown thing, yellow thing and a stick as long as […]

Moorland walk to Yar Tor and Sharp Tor

  This afternoon we enjoyed an amazing walk being dropped at Sharp Tor and then walking to Yar Tor before walking back to Pixies Holt. En route we saw a rainbow, Devil’s matchsticks, a skull and bone as well as a grave and a four thousand year old house from the Bronze Age. We also […]

Fuelling up before Moorland Walk

Enjoying lunch after making our beds.  

We’ve arrived 😀

After a quick stop to have a first view across Dartmoor we have arrived safely at Pixies Holt.

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