Ahoy there! Pirate fun

Elm School at Hinchingbrooke Country Park.
Elm School at Hinchingbrooke Country Park.
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Two year groups from Elm Primary School enjoyed a brilliant trip to Hinchingbrooke Country Park.

The theme was pirates and everyone, including the adults, dressed for the occasion before descending on the park.

The youngsters from Years 1 and 2 were involved in three different activities – den building, treasure hunt and pirate adventure.

The children were tasked with creating a den in Bob’s woods from logs and sticks. It was supposed to shelter them for the night but luckily it didn’t rain as the dens were not very waterproof.

They then had to follow a treasure map and search for gold coins before locating the treasure chest and working out how to unlock it to get to the gold coins.

Their final challenge was the pirate adventure, which saw the children timed as they navigated an obstacle course. This was not made easier by the fact they were pelted with sponge balls for getting the other pirate gang’s treasure.

A spokesperson from the school said: “Everyone had a brilliant time and was totally exhausted on their return to school, but couldn’t stop talking about it.”