Kirkham Grammar School

Independent Co-Educational Day and Boarding School

Kirkham Grammar School Content Area

Junior Bushcraft

On Wednesday 27 September, the J3 pupils, along with Mr Lewis, Mrs Case, Mrs Tickle, Mr Stewart and Mr Brookes travelled to Cholmondeley Castle in Cheshire for the annual Bushcraft trip!! As soon as we arrived we had a drink and a snack and then we were straight into the first activity, Predator…we were all very excited!! We all got covered in mud, it was like we had had a mud shower! The strangest part of the trip by far was that there wasn’t even a proper toilet and the only shower we had was the rain! We learned all about traps, some basic first aid skills, how to make and start a campfire and even made our own survival bracelets! We all loved every minute of it and were very sad when we had to leave after lunch on Friday. Congratulations to Sam, Henry, Amelie and Leoma who were very brave and ate the salmon’s eyeballs! Also well done to Lola , Morgan , Amelie and George who were chosen as tribe winners for their contributions during the trip. We would like to say a huge thank you to all the teachers who came with us and also the group leaders at Bushcraft for an amazing three days! Last but not least thank you to our parents for letting us go!

 

By Hattie

 

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