The last post…

Dear All
Once again an amazing residential, with memories made for the children which will last a lifetime. Thank you, staff, for your hard work and commitment and giving up your time with your own families. I hope that children, parents and staff at Rockingham have been inspired by the experiences we have had this week. This is what it’s all about – going above and beyond to give first-hand experiences which will inspire and motivate.

Mrs Tunks, Mrs Millican and Mrs Baum, you truly are inspirational and an asset to the school. We could not have done this without you.

Children, your parents will be proud to know that everywhere we went we had comments about your excellent behaviour and good manners (and of course your orange jackets!) Mealtimes were a social delight (if a little noisy at times!) and through the week you have become more organised and independent. Developing and learners and individuals! This has been an honour to watch.

We had many highlights and as the week progressed, you started to look outwards and appreciate the beauty of the Northumbrian coastline, the castles and churches and wildlife. You began to the see that man-made structures such as the Millennium Bridge and the Sage can also evoke an emotional feeling, it beats YouTube hands down! I hope that over the weekend you can share some of your best moments with your family. From the boat to the walk to St. Cuthbert’s Isle, this visit has seen many firsts. Children have shared their best moments and have all said how they have become more independent and organised, let’s see how long that lasts!

Parents, we hope you enjoyed following our blog and sharing our days, it certainly sounds like it from your positive comments. Your children have gone through this experience in the comfort that you have been watching and your comments have meant a lot.

Thank you for your responses and helping the blog to be so successful, we have a number of parents vying for ‘blogger of the week’! Thank you also for your kind words and thanks, we do appreciate it.
Have a great weekend all!

Mrs Greenwood and Mr Williams.

I don’t want to rock the boat, but this may be the best one yet!

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22 thoughts on “The last post…

  1. What a lovely speech that was Mrs Greenwood/Mr Williams, I would like to thank you and your lovely staff for giving Danielle n Sophie the opportunity to experience the historical sights and places that you’ve visited throughout the week, thank you for entertaining them at night and making sure there safe n sound, it’s been a pleasure reading your blogs and very reassuring as a parent to know that my children have been well cared for and having a happy fun time whilst on residential with yourselves, thanks again Mrs Greenwood, Mr Williams, Mrs Baum, Mrs Tunks n Miss Millican xx

  2. I have absolutely loved watching everyone’s journey this week, it has made me happy to see the children and adults enjoying this experience and having fun at the same! I know Ruby will have lots of happy memories from this week and will share her story’s with our family and friends. Thank you to all the staff for making this experience memorable. The blog was a fantastic part for us parents to keep in touch with the kids. Have a great weekend everyone! Xx

  3. Thank you to all of you for taking the children away and giving them memories to treasure. I have loved following your blog it’s been great to see everything you’ve done and to see lilly having a good time. Enjoy your weekend you deserve it x

  4. Aww lovely to read you can see you’ve all had a fantastic week…..Thankyou to all the teachers for looking after Carey and making it a brill experience for everyone she’s absolutely loved every minute of it……the blogs been brill its been fab seeing all the photos and videos!!

  5. I would like to thank you for letting bailey have an opportunity like the one he has had with so many experiences he will remember forever. He’s done it with great friends and great teachers. Getting to see everything you have all done has been fantastic and ive loved every blog. Im enjoying him telling me about it already. Thankyou again xx

  6. I really enjoyed it my fav part was rock pooling and finding
    so my hermit crabs and Spending time with my friends.thank
    You Mrs Tunks,Miss greenwood,mrs Baum, mrs milican and mr
    Williams.

  7. I have really enjoyed this week! Thanks to all the teachers and LSA’s. I especially enjoyed rock-pooling and going on the boat. The talent show was definitely one to remember, especially the teachers performance lol. See everyone on Monday! : )

  8. Thank you all so much for giving Lexi this experience, she’s had an amazing time and the memories she’ll treasure forever, so well organised and she couldn’t have been more taken care of than what you’ve all done, and her chocolate for her birthday such thoughtful people thank you kerry xx

    Thank you to all teachers for letting us go on the residentential it’s was so much fun thank you Lexi mayo xxx

  9. Thank you so much for taking my me on this residential and for letting me experience this once in a life time opportunity I have loved every minute of it .A huge thank you to all the staff :Mrs Baum,Mr Williams,Mrs Greenwood,Mrs Milligan and Mrs Tunks. My favourite was beamish as imwe got to experience what life would be like in the olden days but I have especially love being able to create lots of memories with my friends Milly xxx

  10. Lauren has had an absolutely amazing week. She’s been so excited to tell us all about it tonight and show us the photos she’s taken. Thank you Mrs Greenwood Mrs Greenwood, Mr Williams, Mrs Baum, Mrs Millican and Mrs Tunks for giving our children this wonderful experience and letting us share it through the blog. Hope you all have a very relaxing weekend – you deserve it! xx

  11. Thank you all the teachers for the great trip it was very, very enjoyable. 🙂 My favourite part was the boat trip because of all the seals that we saw in the wild.

    A big thank you to all the staff that supported on the trip. Enjoy your weekend.

  12. Thank you to all the teachers for making cams residential special for him.
    I have really enjoyed watching all the weeks events he has been on
    Plenty of clean plates and lots of smiles
    It’s been great xxx

  13. Thankyou for the residential visit it was the best place i have ever been to .All the meals were amazing and the rooms were lovely aswell. My best part of the trip was all of it and i really liked the rock pooling. It was really hard trying to find St.Cuthberts beads but i did manage to find three. X

  14. Last week was the best week ever. I love every second and would change anything. Through the week we did different activities and they were all great! The talent show on Thursday was hilarious and we learnt others talents. Thanks to all of the teachers for taking us to Northumberland for the week. We saw a different side of all the teachers and they were great. Thank you so much to everyone who took us there! From Keira. Xxxxx

  15. Thankyou very much for the residential trip.its been amazing. I can’t describe how good it was. I haven’t got one favorite part of the trip because it was all my favorite. Thankyou for looking after me
    Bailey x

  16. Thank you for taking us to the residential.i loved every second,minute,hour,day.It was great thank you my favourite bit was the grace darling museum and the st Cuthbert museum
    Love Ella steel xx

  17. Thank you very very much to everyone who participated in making the residential the great success it was. I particularly liked the boat trip and the rock pooling. Hope you all have had a relaxing weekend, see you at school tomorrow – good night Faith x

  18. Thank you to all teachers. I had a great time. My favourite part of the trip was rockpooling. ASHTON B x

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