First night at Treginnis

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This is the quiet room where we learned the rules of the farm.

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This is us feeding the goats, they were really strong!

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We also milked the goats.

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They were very friendly!

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After the tiring, long coach ride we finally managed to get to the farm and had a snack. Then Dan (who is the manager of the farm) told us some basic rules which we learned quickly, we did not always follow them though. The adults sorted our rooms and our groups of who will sleep and do activities with who. Once we sorted ourselves out we had our dinner (jacket potatoes with beans and cheese), after that group 1 (which was our group) went to milk and feed the goats, this is what it was like.

Our instructor Les helped us to milk goats, he showed us how you strangle the top of the teat and then squeeze the other part which then squirts out the milk. You can’t actually drink it fresh /unpasteurised because you can get terribly ill, this is the most deadly thing to drink in the world when it is fresh. A male goat is a Billy Goat, a female goat is called a Nanny Goat, and a baby is called a Kid.

DID YOU KNOW?
A male goat (Billy Goat) attracts female goats by putting its head between its legs and peeing on its head . This works like aftershave. The smell is HORRENDOUS!

Bloggers: Willoughby and Eve

Pyjama Day by Isolde

Last year our school started to help a charity called the 999 Club.To help the 999 Club we came up with a few fundraising ideas and one idea was Pyjama Day.

Pyjama Day is when everyone comes in to school in their pyjamas. Our fundraising idea is that you will need to bring in 50p so you can wear your pyjamas on Thursday 7th January.

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I think Pyjama Day is fun because all pyjamas are different and everyone will look funny wearing pyjamas at school instead of normal clothes. Also maybe wearing pyjamas instead of normal clothes might help people to understand a bit what it is like not to be able to wear cool and fancy clothes all the time.