It has become a tradition, for children in Years 4-6 to take part in a multi activity, residential visit to Osmington Bay on the Dorset coast in Weymouth. The visit is always well supported by staff and children and takes place in the summer months each year. The centre is owned and run by PGL who pride themselves on their quality of provision for our pupils.
A wide range of activities are available, these include:
Children stay in 4 bedded en-suite rooms. Staff rooms are in the same blocks adjacent to children’s rooms. The quality, choice and variety of food are excellent and every child is catered for. The centre operates a cafeteria style system enabling children to make their own choices.
The visit offers opportunities for the children to experience a wide range of exciting, adventurous activities, developing independence, team building, co-operation and self-confidence. Such character building qualities are recognised by Lower Farm in enhancing the life skills of our pupils.
Residential visits to Paris, France are generally a biennial occurrence. These trips are designed to provide our pupils with a cultural and linguistic understanding of French life and the visit culminates with a fun packed day in the Euro Disney theme park. A wide range of evening activities allow the pupils to engage in fun, social activities often with a French theme, eg crepe making.
Our accommodation is at the wonderful Chateau Grande Romaine on the outskirts of Paris set in its own secure, delightful grounds. A short drive from Paris, the Chateau’s proximity to this world famous city allows us to explore marvellous heritage sites such as:
The French visits are open to all children in Years 4-6
In order to enrich our curriculum, the school provides pupils with opportunities to learn off site to help improve their learning. Every winter, the school takes great pride in taking all pupils from Reception upwards to the theatre in order for them to experience a traditional pantomime and enjoy the festive season. Other trips embedded in our curriculum include: