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…

Richard Alibon Primary School

It has been  full on week at Trewern for the Year 6 pupils from Richard Alibon Primary. The weather was changing for the worse when they arrived on Sunday evening. Overnight and in to Monday, the rain just kept coming and an icy wind started blowing. The children weren’t put off and after a morning…

John Perry Primary

A great week with John Perry Primary. The weather was COLD, wet, windy, sunny -we had the lot- but the children managed to stay positive and make the most of their time with us. Teamwork, independence and listening were the key aims, achieved through canoeing and climbing, BMX and bushcraft, mountain walking and muddy puddle/assault…

Sandown Bay 2016

It’s been a full and busy week for 51 Year 8 pupils from Sandown Bay this week. After a journey by car, hovercraft, coach and minibus they arrived at Trewern on Sunday afternoon buzzing with energy. As the week progressed, that energy was directed into their outdoor activities and the many adventures the students faced….

Havering Police Cadets

Havering Police Cadets have spent this week doing a range of outdoor activities with us in the August sun. The main focus of the week was fun and each day we did our best to challenge the cadets too. The course included three full days of gorge walking, caving and canoeing as well as a…

Our New Yurts

We have finally got around to creating a section on the website for our new yurts. To see the gallery we’ve created go to Yurt, which is under the Facilities and Activities section.

Robert Clack Biology 2016

Two weeks ago (I know, time flies!), we hosted the year 12 Biologists from Robert Clack High School. Camping out at the Brecon Bunkhouse, they spent 3 days carrying out fieldwork, and 1 day on activities. So, we did a woodland study near Cwm Du (followed by a tea shop visit in Crickhowell), a sand…

Trinity

We’ve had an outstanding week with eighteen young people from Trinity School. It has been a week filled with smiles, laughter and fun and amid all of that the pupils have challenged themselves and overcome their fears in a whole variety of situations. We have ventured underground, floated in pools, stood under waterfalls and climbed…

Ripple Primary School

This year, Ripple Primary School brought a mixture of year 5 and 6 pupils on their Trewern trip. It was fantastic to see so many familiar faces but also lots of new ones too. Team work, co-operation, independence and listening were the main aims for the week and after a day or two the group…