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Ballard Summer Camps – Day 22 – Tuesday 16th August 2016

August 16, 2016

Ballard Camps Week 4

Ballard Camps are in their final week for the summer 2016. We have had an amazing few weeks!

Last week it was the turn of the crafters – Junk Modelling, ‘Fun with Fabrics’, Jewellery making, Water Rockets…

Blogs from Week 1,Week 2 and Week 3 – click on the links and read all about them!

Endless choices

Buttons, tacks, foil, voil, zippers, cotton, MDF, glue guns, foam – the list goes on and on for our junior model makers and crafty creators.

With so much choice it is sometimes hard to decide what to make. A five story building and a huge foam crocodile were just some of this week’s junk modellers masterpieces.

Jewellery makers step up

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jewellery making in progress – working with wire

Much of the jewellery made during the course was our of wire, using special tools to bend and shape the colourful wire. The girls then used deads from a whole spectrum of colours and materials to make their jewellery they could take home.

Cushion creations

Our ‘Fun with Fabric’ ladies finished off their craft projects with their very own cushion cover. Each could design their own front and choose from an array of fabric – they were not disappointed! Smile girls 🙂

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A beautiful array of cushion covers made in our Ballard Camps ‘Fun with Fabric’ course

Ballard School Summer Camps Week 5

The sun is shining on us for our last week of Ballard Camps in New Milton, Hampshire.

We are outside with tennis and hockey and in our Performing Arts Centre (PAC) we have our ever popular Drama Workshop. Mornings all this week our Year 2-5s have a chance to have fun and develop their acting skills. Years 6-8 are here for the afternoons – culminating with their own rendition of ‘The Jungle Book’ on Friday 19th August; our last day of our Summer Camps for 2016.

 And to this morning…

The tennis courts are in full use and the course begins this morning with a hand warming-up exercise! Mr W does his best to beat one of the course participants..!

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Ready for their tennis warm up -without rackets!

Hockey on our astro turf – our group are preparing for their warm up session with our in-house specialist coaches.

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Backs to the camera and ready for their first session of the day!

Pre-pre season hockey!

One of the great things about summer camps (and there are many!) is a chance for some of our new pupils, joining Ballard in September 2016, to come and meet new friends. We have a few participating in our Hockey course in such a position. As well as making friends they have a chance to be coached by our sports’ department and learn a few new tricks before their school year,and season begins!

#BallardCamps – make the most of your summer – we are!

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The Summer continues…!

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Ballard School is an independent, private co-educational school in New Milton, Hampshire, providing an outstanding level of education for nursery to GCSE. With small class sizes and proven academic excellence, we strive to nurture the academic potential of all students. Learn more about our academic programmes, pastoral care, facilities and school ethos by visiting our website or by requesting a prospectus here



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