On Tuesday 20th April, a man called Steve came in to teach both year six classes orienteering. There were two different games to play and different maps to read. One game was set up with cones and each cone had a number inside. We were each given a map to read and had to add up the numbers. There were six different maps that had to point north at all times. Afterwards, we were asked how to make it harder. There were many suggestions, such as adding more maps and cones or making the numbers higher. The other game used a map too but we attached a beeper to our fingers. There were numbers round a small part of the field and we read the map putting our beeper in the boxes in order of the numbers from 1 to 9. Our second go round was trying to improve our times. Everybody had fun and enjoyed Steve’s visit.
Thank you Mr Arrowsmith for arranging this.
By Belle Smith
Essex Cricket Team on Zoom
"For two recent assemblies, we were joined by members of the Essex cricket team. We asked them questions and they answered. Our first Zoom assembly was with the men's cricket team and, the following week, it was the women's team. Charlotte from Year 5 asked, "I really like bowling and I wondered if you had any tips?" This was Sidarth’s question: ”What’s your favourite ground?” For the men's team it was Lord’s and for the women's team it was the Cloud Fm Country Ground. Henry’s question was: “What was your favourite format: 2020 4 day or 1 day?" We really enjoyed these assemblies." Evan PASSEY, Year 5