Category Archives: Finland

Finland Day 5

We are very sad that we are leaving Otava today! We would like to stay a bit longer (especially Miss Felton!) but we are looking forward to seeing everyone back home! We are in school this morning and will be … Continue reading

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Finland Day 4

Today we went ice fishing on the frozen lake with the headmaster of the Finnish school. It was snowing really hard and we all felt very cold but we had loads of fun! We managed to catch 12 perch fish … Continue reading

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Finland Day 3

During our third day in Finland, we took part in lots of different classes throughout the school. Can you spot what we were doing? In the Finnish school, we found a girl called Sofia who looks very much like our … Continue reading

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Finland Skiing

Last night we had the most wonderful experience! We went downhill skiing! It was really, really difficult at first and we all fell over a lot. But after a while we got the hang of it. Some of us had … Continue reading

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Finland Day 2

We have had a great day! When we woke up, we quickly got dressed, making sure to put lots of layers on because it’s very cold outside but very warm in the school! The walk to the canteen is not … Continue reading

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Finland Day 1

Hej Hej everyone! We have arrived in Finland! It was a very long journey but we loved the flight! When we arrived, we had a lovely pizza and had a play in the snow. We slept well in the Huvikumpi, … Continue reading

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Year 5 School Journey to Finland – Day Five

   On our last morning in Otava we spent time in the school. We took part in a music lesson, played board games with our Finnish friends and experienced a really nice goodbye assembly. We have a had a wonderful … Continue reading

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Year 5 School Journey to Finland – Day Four

On Thursday, we went ice fishing in the morning.  We had to walk about 1km to Lake Puula which was completely frozen and we could walk on the lake!  There is about 30cm of ice on the water so it’s … Continue reading

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Year 5 School Journey to Finland – Day Three

    In Finland they have skiing as a PE lesson! Today we did more skiing (promise we will send photos of other things soon) and then we had play time in the snow. In the afternoon we had a … Continue reading

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Year 5 School Journey to Finland – Day Two

Wow! What an exciting day we had today. We have been skiing a lot today. We skied in the morning and then again in the afternoon. Some of us even went for a night-time ski! We also visited the school … Continue reading

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