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Year 6 France Residential Day 4

Day 4: The Mouse did not disappoint! The children had an incredible day of roller coasters, Disney Characters and the obligatory queuing. Every member of staff commented on how brilliantly behaved the children were, even in queues of up to an hour. It's as Magnus Jubb said "well we are British, so we are used to queuing". 


We all went on Thunder Mountain Railroad together as a first ride. Several members of staff now have pierced eardrums due to the screaming from some of the children.  It go no better on the Indiana Jones ride, however in the queue Oli Moore had the staff in absolute stitches with his comments. One of the most printable being: "I wish I could go back in time to tell Walt Disney not to invent this ride.... I should be telling myself to stop walking towards this death trap". 


We slowed it down slightly and went on the Buzz Lightyear ride. Mrs Kelly zapped more aliens than anybody else for the second France residential running. After a lunch of Mickey burgers and fries, we split up into 3 distinct groups. The thrill-seeking adrenaline junkies who went to the Aerosmith ride (twice) and the Tower of Terror.  The chillaxed group, who wanted no more out of life than a spin on the Mad Hatter's Teacups and a blast round Small World. Finally, the princess group, who sought out Belle, Snow White and Aurora with a passion. 


We came back together via the Slinky Dog ride, Ratatoille, Pirates of the Caribbean and so many more. The park was absolutely heaving with people but we managed so many rides. 


We had an excellent speck for the parade and the children absolutely loved it. Special mention to Josie Reiss, who turned into the biggest screaming, Disney fan girl. She almost managed to get a prince to take home as a souvenir as well!


You'd think after 8 and a half full on hours in a theme park, the children would be absolutely shattered. Guess again, they went in the pool for another hour and all currently asking to stay up to watch the Lionesses V Norway. Not many people slept last night due to the heat, the law of averages says these children have to sleep soon!


Today has been an unforgettable experience for all. The adults have had as much fun as the children. They have lived and loved every minute of it (step count 20,092).