28th April 2023

Dear Parents and Carers,

Please see below the finalised programme of activities for the Year 3 and for Year 4 Residential for Wednesday June 8th and Thursday June 9th 2023.

 Wednesday 7th June

All children will need:-

School PE kit, (shorts, joggers, T-shirt and hoodies)

A sunhat and suncream or a suitable waterproof coat (depending on the weather)

A disposable packed lunch and water bottle (no items containing nuts or unhealthy treats)


8:35 come into school and register at 8:45

9:00 Coach leaves for Albury Estate and Newlands Corner

9:15 Year 3 dropped at Newlands Corner for Woodlands Adventures Activities

den building, knife skills, knots, climbing trees, walking on a rope, orienteering

9:30 Year 4 dropped at Albury Estate for Countryside Classroom Day

falconer, gundogs, forestry, beekeeping, trout farm, fishing, amphibians and reptiles

3:00 year 3 hike / year 4 brought by coach back to Sandfield School

4:00 year 3 collected by parents / year 4 prepare for overnight stay

Thursday 8th June 2023

8:35 Year 3 children in school with packed lunch as previous day

The children will need long trousers (joggers or leggings) gloves and hats for ice-skating. They will NOT need skates.

9:00 Year 3 children walk to Stoke Park for Challenge Day

scavenger hunt, wide games, ice-skating (at Spectrum), bowling (at Spectrum)

9:00 Year 4 children transported to Newlands Corner (parent cars – to be arranged) for

Woodlands Adventures Activities

den building, knife skills, knots, climbing trees, walking on a rope, orienteering

3:00 Year 3 walk back from Spectrum and Year 4 hike back from Newlands Corner

4:00 Parents collect children from school

Kit List for Year 4 Only

Please pack in a large rucksack or sports bag. No suitcases if possible.

Day time

Change of clothes for the next day – t-shirt (not vest tops or sleeveless), sweat top, trousers (leggings, trackies) or shorts, socks and underwear in carrier bag for next day.

Rain/ sunshine

Waterproof light jacket (and trousers)

Shoes – trainers/ walking boots

Sunhat, sunscreen

Night time

Towel, wash bag with flannel, soap, toothbrush, toothpaste

Night clothes, dressing gown and slippers

Duvet and extra cover or sheet/ sleeping bag

Sleeping mat and pillow



Book and small cuddly toy


Water bottle

Packed lunch for the first day

No electronic toys, games or phones

Please pack the bag with your child so they recognise everything and know where it is, including a couple of spare carrier bags for dirty or wet clothes


Please check that all medicine is in date, including any that are kept at school.

All medicine, inhalers, tablets etc. need to be clearly labelled with your child’s name and dosage and handed to the nominated member of staff on Wednesday morning.

Any medical information needs to be updated by Monday 5th June.

All food will be provided, please do not pack extra food for your child (except disposable lunch for Tuesday).

Everything must be clearly named!

If you have any further questions, please contact any of us as soon as possible.

Kindest regards,

Mrs Jennie Mason                          Mrs Sarah Howard                                    Mrs Louise Dorman

Lower KS2 Phase Leader          Year 3 class teacher                          Year 4 Class Teacher

Everyone is welcome, everyone belongs and everyone is important.

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