22 April 2017

In April, as part of our world tour of Scotland, we dropped in to the Stirling Smith Museum in (where else?) Stirling. The place is full of interesting and unusual objects, a few of which appear in...

DawsHall 031I think 2002 might have been the year I organised a week residential for Year 6 in North Norfolk. We stayed at Sheringham Youth Hostel. It was mad, but we got through it. But I didn't want that hassle again, thanks.

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So this nature guy (I can't remember his name) turned up at the school and said would we consider using his nature centre as the base for a sort of sciencey residential.

I find it difficult to say no to people.

That's how we ended up staying at a lovely youth hostel, this time in Castle Hedingham. Lovely part of the world. The children were great, probably as grateful as I was to be out of school for a few days. As an experience, resis are bittersweet. The downside is that you are on 24/7 alert for problems.

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