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PUBLISHED: 16:02 01 October 2019 | UPDATED: 16:34 01 October 2019

Barnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary School

Barnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary School

Barnham Primary School

From the depths of the potato fields to the Norfolk coast, pupils made the most of last week's fair autumn weather.

Ashleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary SchoolAshleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary School

It was an unusual start to the school day for Year 5's from Barnham Primary School when they found themselves in a field racing a potato harvester to dig up potatoes. They did not beat the potato harvester; however it was thanks to a win at the School's Farm and Country Fair, in Ipswich, that they had the chance to discover first hand the process of growing and harvesting potatoes.

The pupils were privileged to have the rare opportunity, to follow the potatoes to the Abrey's packing plant at Snetterton; they saw the potatoes' journey carry on through the grading line, being sieved according to size and then going through a washer before being packed into 10kg boxes.

Ashleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary SchoolAshleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary School

Amy Arnold, Barnham Primary School's headteacher, said "We know that our children learn best through first-hand practical experiences. This visit has enhanced and consolidated their learning in many subjects, including Science and Geography. We have set some tricky Maths challenges based on the numbers we have explored and seen in context during the visit. It's really important that the children understand what is happening right on their doorstep along with increasing their understanding of food production.'

Food production of a different kind was underway at Thetford Grammar School when the Reception and Year 1 pupils worked together to bake cakes for their Macmillan Coffee Morning to raise funds for cancer support.

Ashleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary SchoolAshleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary School

Thurlton Primary School students learnt about genetic conditions and wore their jeans to school to raise money on Jeans for Genes Day.

A team of students from Ormiston Venture Academy volunteered to help the community as part of National Beach Clean Week by picking up litter in the area of Gorleston beach. As well as helping the community this has helped to complete the Green Flag Schools award that the Union of Venture Students have been participating in this year.

Ashleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary SchoolAshleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary School

Year 6 from Woodland View Junior School had a great time taking part in team building activities during their residential trip to Kingswood.

Browick Road Primary School's Year 6 children enjoyed their residential trip to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng, which included many activities from raft building, canoeing on the lakes and fencing.

Ashleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary SchoolAshleigh Primary School children enjoyed their residential trip to Thorpe Woodlands Adventure Centre. Picture: Ashleigh Primary School

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Barnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary SchoolBarnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary School

Barnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary SchoolBarnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes. Picture: Barnham Primary School

Barnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes, then they followed them to the Abrey’s packing plant at Snetterton. Picture: Barnham Primary SchoolBarnham Primary School's Year 5 pupils learnt first-hand about the process of growing and harvesting potatoes, then they followed them to the Abrey’s packing plant at Snetterton. Picture: Barnham Primary School

Browick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary SchoolBrowick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary School

Browick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary SchoolBrowick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary School

Browick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary SchoolBrowick Road Primary School's Year 6s went on residential to Manor Norfolk Lakes in Lyng. Picture: Browick Road Primary School

The ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary SchoolThe ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary School

The ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary SchoolThe ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary School

The ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary SchoolThe ‘Open the Book’ Team from Yare Valley Churches had children at Brundall Primary School in costume to help tell the story of Daniel in the Lion’s Den. Picture: Brundall Primary School

Beech Class at Fairhaven Primary School enjoyed learning to play the PBones (plastic trombones).  Every year a whole class has the opportunity to learn to play an instrument. Picture: Fairhaven Primary SchoolBeech Class at Fairhaven Primary School enjoyed learning to play the PBones (plastic trombones). Every year a whole class has the opportunity to learn to play an instrument. Picture: Fairhaven Primary School

Grove Primary School students had a wonderful day participating in workshops with author, comedian and storyteller, James Campbell. He also opened the revamped library. Picture: Grove Primary SchoolGrove Primary School students had a wonderful day participating in workshops with author, comedian and storyteller, James Campbell. He also opened the revamped library. Picture: Grove Primary School

Grove Primary School students had a wonderful day participating in workshops with author, comedian and storyteller, James Campbell. He also opened the revamped library. Picture: Grove Primary SchoolGrove Primary School students had a wonderful day participating in workshops with author, comedian and storyteller, James Campbell. He also opened the revamped library. Picture: Grove Primary School

Mr McCowen introducing Year 3 pupils to Sphero - a digital coding device. Picture: 2up CreativeMr McCowen introducing Year 3 pupils to Sphero - a digital coding device. Picture: 2up Creative

King Lynn Rotary Club presented every Year 5 pupil at Howard Junior School with an illustrated dictionary which is something they do for 30 schools in the area. Picture: Howard Junior SchoolKing Lynn Rotary Club presented every Year 5 pupil at Howard Junior School with an illustrated dictionary which is something they do for 30 schools in the area. Picture: Howard Junior School

Langley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley SchoolLangley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley School

Langley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley SchoolLangley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley School

Langley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley SchoolLangley School pupils in Year 6 and 7 took part in a two hour Woodwind and Brass workshop to trial an array of instruments and come together to perform as an ensemble. Picture: Langley School

14 Eco Warriors from Ormiston Venture Academy spent an hour picking up litter on and around Gorleston Beach to help the community during National Beach Clean Week. Picture: Ormiston Academies Trust14 Eco Warriors from Ormiston Venture Academy spent an hour picking up litter on and around Gorleston Beach to help the community during National Beach Clean Week. Picture: Ormiston Academies Trust

14 Eco Warriors from Ormiston Venture Academy spent an hour picking up litter on and around Gorleston Beach to help the community during National Beach Clean Week. Picture: Ormiston Academies Trust14 Eco Warriors from Ormiston Venture Academy spent an hour picking up litter on and around Gorleston Beach to help the community during National Beach Clean Week. Picture: Ormiston Academies Trust

Pupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar SchoolPupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar School

Pupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar SchoolPupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar School

Pupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar SchoolPupils in Reception and Year 1 at Thetford Grammar School worked together to make cakes for their Macmillan bake sale. Picture: Thetford Grammar School

Thurlton Primary School participated in Jeans for Genes Day - learning so much about different genetic conditions and raised £67. Picture: Thurlton Primary SchoolThurlton Primary School participated in Jeans for Genes Day - learning so much about different genetic conditions and raised £67. Picture: Thurlton Primary School

Elise Sayer, a hairdressing student with City College Norwich, has reached the final of a national Hair-up competition after her red carpet-inspired style impressed judges. Picture: City College NorwichElise Sayer, a hairdressing student with City College Norwich, has reached the final of a national Hair-up competition after her red carpet-inspired style impressed judges. Picture: City College Norwich

Pre-Prep children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall  were excited to find out who their new House captains and Council members were. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

Pre-Prep children at Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall were excited to find out who their new House captains and Council members were. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

Langley Preparatory's Year 7 and 8 stayed at La Grand Ferme, in Normandy, a residential centre which introduces youngsters to French language and culture. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham HallLangley Preparatory's Year 7 and 8 stayed at La Grand Ferme, in Normandy, a residential centre which introduces youngsters to French language and culture. Picture: Langley Preparatory School at Taverham Hall

Mile Cross Primary School's new Reception children aren't hanging around with learning new skills in the outdoor area. Picture: Mile Cross Primary SchoolMile Cross Primary School's new Reception children aren't hanging around with learning new skills in the outdoor area. Picture: Mile Cross Primary School

Mile Cross Primary School's Year 2 children took part in the school's Bounce-a-thon. Picture: Mile Cross Primary SchoolMile Cross Primary School's Year 2 children took part in the school's Bounce-a-thon. Picture: Mile Cross Primary School

St Clements Hill Primary Academy's Year 1 have been writers, scientists and mathematicians measuring their heights, building skeletons and labeling the body. Picture: St Clements Hill Primary AcademySt Clements Hill Primary Academy's Year 1 have been writers, scientists and mathematicians measuring their heights, building skeletons and labeling the body. Picture: St Clements Hill Primary Academy

St Clements Hill Primary Academy's Year 1 have been writers, scientists and mathematicians measuring their heights, building skeletons and labeling the body. Picture: St Clements Hill Primary AcademySt Clements Hill Primary Academy's Year 1 have been writers, scientists and mathematicians measuring their heights, building skeletons and labeling the body. Picture: St Clements Hill Primary Academy

The Town Close School Year 8 children enjoyed a fascinating tour of medieval Norwich, concluding with a visit to Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Town Close SchoolThe Town Close School Year 8 children enjoyed a fascinating tour of medieval Norwich, concluding with a visit to Norwich Cathedral. Picture: Town Close School

The Town Close School Nursery children enjoying the autumnal sunshine. Picture: Town Close SchoolThe Town Close School Nursery children enjoying the autumnal sunshine. Picture: Town Close School

Woodland View Junior School's Year 6 students had a fun residential trip at Kingswood which included team building and numerous activities. Picture: Woodland View Junior SchoolWoodland View Junior School's Year 6 students had a fun residential trip at Kingswood which included team building and numerous activities. Picture: Woodland View Junior School

Woodland View Junior School's Year 6 students had a fun residential trip at Kingswood which included team building and numerous activities. Picture: Woodland View Junior SchoolWoodland View Junior School's Year 6 students had a fun residential trip at Kingswood which included team building and numerous activities. Picture: Woodland View Junior School

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