Thursday 2nd March

Friday 3rd March 2017

Thank you year 5 and year 6 Children,Parents and KD Staff for your lovely flowers, chocolates and wine.  I had an amazing time and it is so nice to be appreciated.

Thank you again,


P.S When's the next residential?


We have reluctantly left Red Ridge after experiencing all 4 seasons in 4 days. We left with blue skies and bright sunshine. We expect to be back about 4pm but please check Twitter for further updates. 

We have looked after your children like they are our own. You must be very proud, they are a credit to you. 


Mummy Poole

Mummy Perry 

Mummy Bennett 

Mummy Suhai

We will return the parenting responsibility when we hand them over. 

A few popular phrases of the week

“I AM NOT A CHILD”, (Sorry!! Mrs Poole)

“It’s ok, ladies, it’s only midnight - We’ve got until the last one's asleep (3.30am) to finish this blog!!!!"

“Do we have to?"

Little Miss why, "No more questions, you’ve had your quota."


"Get to bed!!!!"


Teacher- “Lights out!!!!" Child- ”But it’s dark!!"

“Can I use your shower? Don’t like the look of ours.”

“I need the toilet!!”

“Can we have thirds?”

“Ooops!! I’ve got wind.” ( in confined spaces)

“I love you, Miss!!”

“I really like Red Ridge!! If my mom could see me now, she wouldn’t let me do this!”

“Use your feet, not your knees!!"

“I can’t find it.”

AM-“ can I have a shower?”   NOON- “ Can I have a shower?”   PM- “Can I have a shower?"   Before bed- “Can I have a shower?” ( we have the cleanest kids at King David)

“I feel sick.”

“What do we need a stamp for?”

"Torches weren’t on the list."

3am- (Child)  “Mrs Poole, can I sleep on the floor?”

“That’s crackin" (Rob-instructor)

“Awesome!!!!” (Mrs Perry)

“I am not your mom!!, but what can I do for you?”( all staff)

“We've been walking for hours!" - night walk, 5mins into walk.

Wednesday 1st March 2017

Thankfully, today, the sun has been shining. After breakfast, we headed out of the valley and towards Welshpool. On the coach, Mrs Poole was in charge of the singing. 'Wheels on the bus' was the song of the moment. You can take the Early Years teacher out of the classroom but she will always be an Early Years teacher. 


After our beautiful singing we arrived at our location near Pool Quay. Half of the group went Caving and half of the group went rock climbing and abseiling.

Group 1: After spotting a Royal Mail van and singing 'Postman Pat' and 'We're going on a Cave hunt' whilst crossing the golf course, we hit the cave!!! All the children went into the cave and explored the passages.  


Group 2: Whilst one group was exploring the caves, finding new wildlife (including a sleeping bat), the other group was climbing and abseiling real rock faces.  


Real achievements have been made by all our children. They have encouraged each other and challenged themselves (and the teachers). The staff at Red Ridge are very impressed with our children's new found ability to adapt, listen and follow instructions. The children are now warm due to the staff members' wardrobe. 


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