Trips and Curriculum Days

Holly ParkEach year group has trips, visits and curriculum days tailored to what they are learning that year. Here is an example of the kinds of topics we cover.

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Here are some of the trips, visits and curriculum days we have although they vary for each academic year.


  • Nursery Rhyme Curriculum Week
  • Princess Diana Memorial Gardens


  • Cultural Curriculum Day
  • Autumn Walk
  • Visits to Boyden’s Cafe
  • Aurora Orchestra trip
  • Barnet Wildlife Centre

Year 1

  • Pirate Curriculum Day
  • Traditional Tales Curriculum Day
  • Royal Observatory and Planetarium trip
  • National Gallery trip
  • Forest School
  • Trip to Co-Op for PSHE
  • Church visit

Year 2

  • Barnet Museum
  • Kew gardens
  • Visit to a Synagogue
  • DT Curriculum week – T-shirts

Year 3

  • Roman History Day
  • DT curriculum day on levers and pivots
  • Museum of London (Stone, Bronze and Iron Age)
  • Team Building Day
  • Visit to a Gudwara

Year 4

  • Ancient Egyptian curriculum day
  • Tudor Curriculum Day
  • British Museum
  • Church
  • Y4 Sleepover
  • Bethune Park for fieldwork on trees
  • Clay Lane Environmental Centre

Year 5

  • Victorian Curriculum Day
  • Ancient Greek Curriculum Day
  • Asia Curriculum Day
  • National Gallery (Greek Myth paintings)
  • Gilwell Park 3 day Residential
  • DT project day – making moving toys with cams.
  • Visit to a Mosque

Year 6

  • Ancient Mayan Curriculum Day
  • Imperial War Museum
  • Norfolk Lakes 5 day Residential

Eco Council – Barnet Environmental Centre
School Council – London Assembly
Learning Council – Forest School
Healthy Living Council – The Olympic Park
JTA’s – A tour around North London on various forms of transport

Whole School Focus Days and Weeks

  • International Day of Peace
  • Anti Bullying Week
  • Road Safety Week – Be Bright be Seen Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Internet Safety Day
  • World Book Day
  • Science Week
  • Challenge Day – Greetings Cards
  • Online-Safety Day
  • Project Britain Day – Celebrating British values
  • Well Being Week
  • Celebrating London Day
  • Waste Week
  • Enterprise Week x2
  • Maths Day
  • International Day

Here are some pictures of their trips:

Year 4 explored the Tudors at Knebworth House.

Year 5 spent three days at Gilwell Park:

Year 2 learnt lots of things about food on a trip to Tesco.

The Eco Council were the first of Holly Park’s councils to go on a trip designed especially for them. They spent the day at the Barnet Countryside Centre learning about nature and having a go at pond dipping.

You can read more about their trip on the Eco Council page but here are some of the pictures of their day.

Year 1 had a fantastic day out at Kew Gardens. Here are some of their pictures.