Broomlands Primary School

Kelso - Scottish Borders


Welcome to Primary 7


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Everyone arrived safely, toured the site and unpacked their kit and made their beds. Then it was time for lunch and the choices were soup of the day with croutons, jacket potato with a selection of hot and cold fillings followed by fresh fruit.  A busy afternoon of activities followed which included orienteering, bush craft shelter building, outdoor laser and leap of faith.  Dinner choices were lasagne, vegetable lasagne or cajun chicken served with new potatoes, sweetcorn and pies with garlic bread followed by flapjack traybake.

Trail of Mystery after tea then off to bed.


Tuesday morning

All children slept well and after tiding up their rooms headed for breakfast.  Pupils were offered selection of cereals, toast, bacon, vegetarian sausage, hash browns, grilled tomatoes, yoghurts and fresh fruit. Pupils are now raring to start today's activities which are aeroball, indoor climbing, archery, leap of faith, AJB which is a climbing activity with 3 levels and problem solving.

After a very busy morning everyone looking forward to lunch.  Todays choices are soup of the day with croutons followed by cheese & tomato pizza or pepperoni pizza, vegetable pasta bake served with sweetcorn and seasoned wedges.  Fruit for dessert.

Everyone changed groups in the afternoon so that everyone had a go on each activity.  Dinner today is roast ham, roast chicken leg and mushroom pie served with roast potatoes, carrots, cabbage and yorkshire pudding followed by apple crumble and custard.  After a short rest everyone took part in the scrapheap challenge.  Children very tired and off to bed early!!


Wednesday morning

Everyone slept like angels.and are raring to go after a hearty breakfast of cereal, cumberland or vegetarian sausage, hash browns, beans, yoghurt and fresh fruit.  Weather cool and very overast but everyone having fun and EXCELLENT team work. This mornings activities include problem solving indoor initiatives, bush craft fire lighting, outdoor laser and nature walk.  The choices for today's lunch are soup with croutons, chicken nuggets, cod fillet fish fingers or vegetable fingers, skinny fries followd by fresh fruit.


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Having fun on the night line.

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After lunch the children took part in the following activities: 3G swing, quad biking and obstacle challenge.

Everyone working really well together and their good behaviour and manners have been commented on. Well done P7! :)

Everyone really enjoying the food - I hope you all have your cupboards stocked for the weekend and offer a full menu choice as everyone used to it now!  Dinner today is macaroni cheese, beef and veg pie or leek and potato pie, onion gravy, vegetables, mash followed by shorbread traybake.  

This evening the activity is songs around the campfire then early to bed.

More news tomorrow.

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Everyone had another very good nights sleep and are all fresh and raring to start today's activities.  Breakfast choice is the same as previous days.  This mornings activities include abseiling, obstancle challenge,and zip wire.  Lunch choices today are soup and croutons. baguettes/wraps with hot and cold fillings, tortilla chips and salad bar followed by fresh fruit. After lunch the pupils will take part in fencing and environmental art followed by team games before dinner.

The dinner menu today is bbq chicken, sweet & sour pork or vegetarian stir fry, rice and soft noodles.  Dessert is chocolate brownie traybake and fruit basket.  The main event of the week takes place tonight's the DISCO!

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It's a special day for Jason

Happy Birthday - 11 today

Everyone absolutely shattered after another very busy day. EVERYBODY HAVING FUN!


Raining this morning. Breakfast today is cereal, toast, bacon, vegetarian sausage, hash browns and grilled tomotoes with the choice of yoghurts and fresh fruit.  Quick tidy of dorm and check that everything is packed then on to bus.

Pupils are due back at Broomlands at approximately 11.30am.  Enjoy your weekend.


Over and out from P7 Residential 2017.



More photos will be available in due course.

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