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Trips, Residentials and Events

The children at Langdale School enjoy a wide variety of school visits, residential trips, and school activities, not only in the Langdale Valley, but further afield. Please click on the links and tabs (“School Activities” and “School Trips”) below to see photos and videos of the array of learning experiences our children are fortunate to be involved in.

Please note that some of the films are hosted on YouTube.  Langdale School are not responsible for any other content on external sites such as YouTube.

School Activities

This section contains videos and galleries/slideshows of school activities which the pupils have undertaken either at school or in the local area. When viewing a gallery, click the small “SL” button in the bottom right to start/stop the slideshow.

 big Infant performance of “Mr Big” All the infants joined in with the play, including posters, tickets, and programmes.Link opens in our youtube page
IMG_8305 Science – Paper Planes
Harvest Festival We all walked over to the chapel in Little Langdale, for a service with our vicar.
 Timberlodge  Ingleton Residential 2015  Three day Junior trip to Ingleton in September. Caving, walking and ghyll scrambling
See the school Youtube page here  “Do you want to build a snowman” January 2015
DSCF1890 Christmas 2014 A photo gallery of some of the Christmas fun at school in December 2014.
Christmas School Nativity December 2014 (YouTube) A video of our 2014 Whole School Nativity Play “Babushka” (on YouTube). Due to the length of the play, the video has been uploaded in two parts.
Conker Conker Competition, Sep 2014 These are the images from the school’s conker competition which we held in September.  Note the trendy eyewear being fashioned by all participants!
Pop up cafe
Pop up Café 2014 Café at Skelwith Bridge Community Hall that the children wanted to do to raise their own funds for purchasing wildlife cameras for the school.
Harvest Festival Harvest Festival, 2013 Whole School walk from Langdale School to Little Langdale for Harvest Festival Service.
Forest School March 2013 Forest School, March 2013 Learning in our own Forest School.
Stargazing Stargazing,February 2013 The children stargazing with parents.
  Animation Day, February 2013 The children were split into groups to produce models and then animate them using stop-motion.
 Triathlon, June 21st 2012 (video) Hi-Res version A 10 minute video of the children performing the cycling and running sections of their CancerCare fundraising triathlon at the Langdale Estate and round the school grounds. Pardon the continuous “Round the Cone” commentary for the cycling but the filmer was on Cone Duty. (WMV7 streaming format)
Olympic Torch, June 21st 2012 (video)

Hi-Res version

This 3 minute video shows the arrival of the MV Tern at Waterhead, together with the Olympic Torch arriving at Borrans Park and its departure on the Tern. About half the school got to sail on either the Tern or one of the Brathay Whalers. (WMV7 streaming format)
 Viking Funeral, November 2010 (Gallery) Recreating a Viking Funeral.
 From Tree to Truck (video) Creating a new piece of play equipment out of a tree from the school grounds which unfortunately had to be cut down.

School Trips

This section contains videos and galleries/slideshows of recent school trips and other school activities. When viewing a gallery, click the small “SL” button in the bottom right to start/stop the slideshow.

Big bang logo Science and Engineering Year 5 and 6 visit to the Science and Engineering “Cumbrian Big Bang” event in Kendal, October 2014
Glenridding Glenridding – September 2014 Juniors Outdoor Adventure Trip to Glenridding, Cumbria
Jodrell Bank
Jodrell Bank Observatory – March 2014 Whole school trip to Jodrell Bank Observatory, Manchester.
High Close Victorian Christmas 2013 Victorian Christmas – December 2013 Whole school walk and residential visit to celebrate Christmas at High Close Youth Hostel.
Birdoswald 2013
Birdoswald 2013 Junior residential trip to Birdoswald  in 2013, including a proper walk in (due to the snow!)
Cathedral Quarry Cathedral Quarry – 2013  Infants Outdoor Adventure Trip to Cathedral Quarry, Little Langdale.
Ennerdale 2012 Ennerdale 2012 Juniors Outdoor Adventure Trip to Ennerdale, Cumbria.
  Lingmoor Sunrise, April 2011 (video) An exciting adventure, setting off in the dark with headtorches.  Summit in time to see the sunrise, and down for a hot breakfast.


Viking Parliament, October 2010 (Gallery)  
  Duddon, September 2010 (Gallery)  
  Gill Scrambling –June 2010 (Gallery)  Juniors Outdoor Adventure Gill Scrambling Trip.
   Buddhist Temple – June 2010 (Gallery)  Visit to a Buddist Temple
   Ennerdale – September 2009 (Gallery)



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