One of the most memorable parts of school life are the exciting trips that children go on.
We know that educational visits not only add to and enhance learning but they can also provide life changing experiences and memories. At Silverdale St John’s we try to organise one trip per term for each class which is linked to either the topic being taught or a whole school theme or project.
In addition, we also know that residential (overnight) trips help children grow and enjoy new experiences. We are proud of our Y5/6 residential programme which alternates each year between a trip to London and a trip to an outdoor activity centre.
All of our trips, be they in the school day or overnight, are risk assessed and have the necessary high ratios of adults to children including first aiders. For some visits we ask for voluntary contributions but we believe money shouldn’t be a barrier to these vital experiences so work with families to make sure all children can take part.