Trinity School

What a thrilling, exhausting, challenging, and most of all, enjoyable week we have just had with the pupils and staff from Trinity. They have caved, gorged, climbed, canoed, orienteered, cooked, and performed! You name the challenge, and they have completed it with skill and enthusiasm. The highlight for the Trewern staff was the African Drum…

Godwin Primary 2017

With apologies for the delay, here is the report for the Godwin Primary School visit in mid June. One of the hottest weeks of the year so far saw the children caving at Porth-yr-Ogof, gorge walking at Blaen-y-glyn, and canoeing on the canal, which were all lovely given the weather, BMX and bushcraft less so…

St. Peters Primary 2017

Its been an incredibly wet and windy this week at Trewern and the year 6 pupils from St.Peters Primary School have coped admirably. With all the bedrooms full and the yurts occupied, the centre has been abuzz with activity. Our aims this week were focused on teamwork and independence as well as spending time being…

Marks Gate Primary

Year 6 pupils from Marks Gate Primary School have had a cracking few days of weather to help them enjoy their stay with us. After a fantastic three days in the gorge, on the river and underground, we all spent the final day at Trewern. The pupils had a chance to go into Hay on Wye…

Mount Stuart Primary

Last week we were visited by a new group of year 5 and 6 pupils from Mount Stuart Primary School. They arrived very excited on monday morning so after settling in we got down to the business of activities. Climbing, the assault course and orienteering followed and everyone was bursting with enthusiasm. Team work was a…

James Cambell Primary

  Well done to all the year 5 pupils from James Cambell School who visited us last week! They brought the sunshine with them as well as bucket loads of energy. We managed to pack in lots of adventure and worked hard towards our aims for the week, which were independence, listening and working together….

Oakdale Junior School

It’s been full on at Trewern this week with 46 year 5 pupils from Oakdale Junior School who arrived bursting with energy and ready for excitement. We have explored underground, climbed Cusop Hill, canoed on the canal and had a whole host of other adventures. Making new friends was one of our main aims and…

JRCS GCSE Geography

Well done to all the Year 10 students from Jo Richardson Community School who visited us earlier this term for some GCSE Geography fieldwork. Much of the work was near the coast so the days were long. Fish and chips helped everyone along and hopefully the group went home with some new knowledge and skills….

JRCS Year 10 GCSE PE

Jo Richardson Community School have been staying with us for the last few weeks with three different groups. It’s been a busy time so this is a little late, but we’ve finally had time this afternoon to catch our breath. First up were a group of Year 10 students who visited us to complete their…

Oldbury Wells School 2016

A different sort of week to finish the term, completing fieldwork for A-level geography investigations. An intense few days, testing equipment and sampling strategies, setting hypotheses, completing risk assessments, collecting, collating, presenting and analysing data, interspersed with outdoor activities to blow away the cobwebs. Our fieldwork day on the sand dunes at Crymlyn Burrows was…