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    Day 2 in Osmington Bay

    22nd May 2018

    Today in the Bay, day 2. What a fabulous day in the bay today has been. Threats of showers last night did not materialise and instead we have been graced with glorious sunshine which was made for an amaaaazing day. First up was survivor and archery. Sam O flexed his bow and fired straight into the bullseye twice! Honourable mentions to Charlie P and Ava

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    Day 1 at Osmington Bay

    22nd May 2018

    Coach driver Mark made good time and we arrived at Weymouth to glorious sunshine.  After exhausting ourselves with a variety of beach games, we found time for a quick ice cream before boarding the coach for the final leg to Osmington Bay. We were super excited to be greeted by Molly, our PGL rep (back with us for a second year!)  and she showed us

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    Osmington Bay 2018

    21st May 2018

    And we're off!

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    Breaside Ski Trip - Day Six

    7th April 2018

    The final evening on Day Five for our Breaside Skiers included delicious pizza at a local restaurant followed by the traditional presentation ceremony back at Hotel Banchetta.  Each child received a medal and certificate celebrating their individual achievements and the parents celebrated their own accomplishments with a dance-off! The final morning of skiing was greeted with perfect weather and it was with very heavy hearts

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    Breaside Ski Trip - Day Five

    5th April 2018

    Absolutely perfect conditions for the last full day of skiing, greeted everyone this morning! Children and parents even managed to squeeze in some sunbathing! Tonight brings pizza and presentations for our intrepid group as they enjoy their last night in Sestriere.

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    Breaside Ski Trip - Day Four

    4th April 2018

    Another day of fog and cloud did not deter our brave skiers who enjoyed more triumphs on the slopes of Sestriere! During our visit here have also had the wonderful opportunity to bump into a former Breaside pupil and founder member of the Breaside Ski Trip, Ruby Anderson! Tonight brings wine tasting for the parents after another delicious dinner, followed by the inaugural Ski Breaside's

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    Breaside Ski Trip - Day Three

    3rd April 2018

    A foggy, cloudy day in Sestriere today did not deter our intrepid skiers and more slopes were explored and conquered! The weather clearer enough this evening for an exciting Skidoo ride, which was made even more enjoyable with the promise of hot chocolate and crepes (and perhaps something a little stronger for the parents!) before they ventured back to base!

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    Breaside Ski Trip Easter Monday 2nd April 2018

    2nd April 2018

    After a safe arrival, everyone is having a marvelous time in the beautiful Italian sunshine which hasn't stopped shining yet!  After getting fitted for our boots and skis and our first adventures out onto the slopes on Easter Sunday the children enjoyed an egg-citing egg hunt around the hotel! Tonight is Quiz night, the Breaside staff are hosting the children's quiz whilst the parents are

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    Breaside Ski Trip 2018

    31st March 2018

    And we are off!!

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    Day Three in Normandy

    29th June 2017

    Today's Guest editor: Ruby Anderson The Breaside girls slept well and rose to a wonderful breakfast of croissant et pain au chocolat. The weather was overcast and it didnt get any better throughout the day. In fact it got a whole lot worse; Leah's flip flops would prove to be an inspired choice. Today's first activity was a trip to the market. In small groups

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    Day Two in Normandy

    27th June 2017

    Today's Guest editor: Ruby Anderson The Breaside girls slept well and rose to a wonderful breakfast of croissant et pain au chocolat. The weather was overcast and it didnt get any better throughout the day. In fact it got a whole lot worse; Leah's flip flops would prove to be an inspired choice. Today's first activity was a trip to the market. In small groups

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    Day One in Normandy - Updated

    26th June 2017

    Up with the larks this morning, ready to rock and roll!! Today has been lush! After an uneventful(ish) night, the children rose to a hearty breakfast and looked forward to the day ahead. The children had their first french lesson of the week in preparation for their trip to the marche tomorrow. After perfecting their "Je voudrais" and nailing their "merci" we ventured down to

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    And we are off to France!

    26th June 2017

    We left Breaside bright and early Sunday, ready and prepared for the long journey!!

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    Final Day at the Bay

    19th May 2017

    Final day at the Bay We woke early to prepare for our final activities and then the return to home. After a final tasty breakfast groups 1 and 2 set off to abseil and then to enjoy the sensory trail. Groups 3 and 4 took to the water building and sailing rafts in Weymouth harbour learning team building and listening skills. After drying off and

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    Day Four - Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay

    18th May 2017

    Day Four Today has been even more action packed than yesterday. With Year 5 going underground, taking to the sky and making memories on the high seas. The morning dawned bright and sunny and after another huge breakfast the groups made their way to the first activities of the day. It was Group 3 who tackled the infamous giant swing, with even Miss Golds and

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    Day Three - Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay

    17th May 2017

    Day Three Another action packed day at Osmington Bay began with a early breakfast before all four groups started their morning sessions. Groups 1 and 2 braved the legendary giant swing as well as spending some lovely time on a beach walk taking in the sites, smells and treasures of the World Heritage coastline. Groups 2 and 3 enjoyed zip wiring through the air followed

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    Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay - Message from Mrs Nicholson

    17th May 2017

    I hope you are enjoying Osmington Bay and sorry the weather is not being kind to you.  It looks like you are all having a fantastic time. Enjoy the rest of your activities and  thank you to all staff for making this trip possible. With love to you all. Mrs Nicholson xx

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    Day Two - Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay

    16th May 2017

    Day Two After a quiet nights sleep we all woke enthusiastic for the days activities ahead. Molly, our PGL rep, took us for a delicious breakfast before we split into our four groups for an action packed day of activities. Some of us started the day with 'Survivor' learning essential skills for surviving in the wild such as shelter building and starting a fire. We

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    Day One - Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay

    15th May 2017

    We have had a great journey down to Dorset, our driver was able to avoid heavy traffic which meant we were not delayed in arriving. Before heading to the PGL site our wonderful coach driver Phil dropped us off at the beach in Weymouth, some of us enjoyed football with Mr Brindley whilst others built sandcastles. All of us enjoyed a traditional '99' ice cream

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    Year 5 Trip to Osmington Bay

    15th May 2017

    We have arrived safely in Osmington Bay and enjoying some time on the beach!!  More details and photos to follow later.

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    2017 Netball Tour - Day 3

    12th March 2017

    Last night's early to bed policy backfired slightly as this morning most of the girls were ready and raring to go at 6am! Luckily they had lots of time before breakfast to pack their bags and tidy their rooms. Due on court at 1030, our netballers went through their warm [...]

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    2017 Netball Tour - Day 2

    12th March 2017

    A good night's sleep allowed the children to wake bright and early on Saturday  morning. Mahika lead the charge with a 5:00am start with Kavika following closely behind; the teachers happily entertained them in the corridor before going to breakfast. The day's plan was to "queue and do" in the morning [...]

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    2017 Netball Tour - Day 1

    10th March 2017

    This morning 19 eager young netball players left London to take their skills on the road. Liddington was the destination: an opportunity to compete against other schools as well as have a go at familiar PGL activities. Steve the bus driver delivered us safely and early so we had an [...]

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    2017 Netball Tour

    10th March 2017

    Welcome to the Breaside Netball Tour Blog; check here for daily updates and pictures of the weekend's adventures. Also check the Twitter account www.twitter.com/breasidenetball.  It is a private page which you can request to follow.  The information posted on this page will not be available to the public.

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    2017 Ski Trip

    15th February 2017

    More pictures from Day Five....

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    2017 Ski Trip

    15th February 2017

    More pictures from Day Five....

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    2017 Ski Trip

    15th February 2017

    First a message from Mrs Nicholson - Apologies everyone for not blogging this year but unfortunately due to circumstances beyond my control our blog is not interactive!!! All of your pictures tell me what an amazing time you have had and the messages I have received from staff, say the [...]

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    More photos from Day Four........

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    More photos from Day Four........

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    Day Four We awoke to clear skies and beautiful sunshine this morning and hit the slopes in excited anticipation! Not only was it a day filled with love for St Valentine, we also celebrated another important day...Mr Jackson's birthday!!! He received several cards, some beautiful gifts and a stylish suit [...]

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    Some more pictures from Day Three!

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    Some more pictures from Day Three!

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    Some more pictures from Day Three!

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    2017 Ski Trip

    14th February 2017

    Day Three A slightly later start for the Breaside Ski Squad this morning and we were greeted by an almost white out!!! The more advanced skiers enjoyed slightly clearer conditions up higher but the large beginners group more than held their own on the nursery slopes! After another delicious lunch [...]

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    2017 Ski Trip

    12th February 2017

    Day Two An early start this morning for breakfast and then we were all off to get fitted for skis and boots! We then divided into groups, met our lovely Italian instructors and then began ski school in earnest! A well needed carb loading lunch was next and then back [...]

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    2017 Ski Trip

    12th February 2017

    Day One After a long journey from the Breaside gates to the snow covered flight paths of Gatwick and the eventual snow 'buried' destination of Sestriere, all 66 excited children, parents and staff gratefully checked into the hotel! After a delicious dinner, we all unpacked and fell into bed ready [...]

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    Year 6 Farewell

    12th July 2016

    Year 6 say farewell to Breaside on an open top bus!

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    Year 6 French Trip

    27th June 2016

    As you read this, 31 Breaside children shall be on their way home (hopefully they haven't closed the border from Europe yet). 5 days ago we arrived in a foreign country: some excited; some nervous; all eager to make the most of our time in France. Each day that we [...]

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