Educational trips are part of the curriculum and are made to expose learners to real life situations, break the class monotony and also for enjoyment. During trips learners are expected to be very observant and inquisitive so as to acquire more knowledge.
The trip was organized by the school management and grade three teachers (Tr. Mary W, Tr. Jael O. and Tr. Everlyne K.) coordinated by the lower primary head teacher (Tr. Lucy Kinuthia).
The places we visited ranged from the Nairobi National Museum, Snake Park and Lunar Park amusement park along Kiambu road.
We arrived at the Nairobi national museum at around 10:30hrs whereby the pupils had a picnic at museum grounds, thereafter we got into the main agenda of the day. Pupils were grouped into their respective streams i.e. 3 Turkey, 3 Ostrich and 3 Eagle led by their class teachers.
They went around learning about types of birds, wild animals, culture and dressing code of different communities. Later they visited the snake park where they saw live different types of snakes and some aquatic animals such as fish, crocodiles, turtles among others. This was the most thrilling part of the trip for the pupils and they could not hide their joy.
At around 1:00 pm we left for the park which took us few minutes. On arrival all pupils were filled with a lot of excitement as they had really anticipated eagerly for this moment. Our pupils participated in several events such as merry – go – round, sailing boat crane and car ride.
They were also face – painted. They also enjoyed their lunch (chips, sausage and soda) at Lunar Park, which they said were very yummy. Photos were taken and video recorded on the events that transpired throughout the day courtesy of our senior accountant (Mr. Martin Njuguna).
Finally, it was the time to go back to school. We left at around 3:30 pm. On the way the learners were more than excited as they sang in joy. They were lucky to see some wild animals along Mombasa Road. They indeed enjoyed themselves to their fullest. We arrived at school at 4:46 pm.
What a fantastic day it was!
Compiled by Tr. Mary Wangui