Valence Primary School

Its been another full and exciting week at Trewern with fifty five year 6 pupils from Valence Primary School staying with us. Their feet barely touched the ground when they arrived on Monday. We whisked them straight off outside to explore the grounds with a spot of orienteering in the sunshine. Everyone threw themselves in…

St.Peters 2018

We’ve had a stunning week here at the centre with a group of 55 year 6 pupils from St.Peters. After a long, hot coach journey from the Borough, the group arrived eager and excited to start their course. They threw themselves into duties and were quick to get into the swing of Trewern life. Independence,…

James Cambell May 2018

We’ve just waved off James Cambell Primary after a great week here at Trewern. Superb weather, excellent attitudes and brilliant listening skills all came together to make this a week to remember. Our aims for the week were to build confidence by trying new things, increase independence and teamwork, and work on using our initiative….

Monteagle Primary 2018

For the first time in a long while, we were visited by Monteagle Primary last week, with the children from Year 5 coming in two batches over the course of the week. Group 1 came Monday to Wednesday and had an interesting time in the snow, while group 2 came for the rest of the…

Hunters Hall 2017

We’ve just said goodbye to the children from Hunters Hall Primary, who have been here for the week. With the aim of improving their independence, listening skills and co-operation, we took them canoeing, caving, gorge walking and climbing, with BMX and bushcraft sessions and our muddy puddle swing. Evenings were spent orienteering, problem solving and…

Redbridge Music School

We had Redbridge Music school visiting us last week. Through the week had a range of challenges, both in the rehearsal room, and on activity. They threw themselves into both of these things, and the week was a huge success, culminating in a brilliant concert in the Brecon Market Hall. They all worked really hard…

Robert Clack Biology 2017

This week saw the A-level Biologists from Clack School of Science staying at Trewern for a week of fieldwork and adventure. Day one was a woodland investigation at nearby Cwm Du Woods, looking at the impact of coppicing on biodiversity and woodland structure. On Tuesday we trekked down to the Gower to look at rocky…

Beam County Primary School’s visit to Trewern

This week we were joined by a group of 30 children from Beam County Primary School. They spent the week Canoeing, Caving, Gorge Walking, BMXing, and trying their hand at some bushcraft activities too. The focus this week was on developing the pupils’ team work and communication skills, and on keeping an open mind to trying…

Marshalls Park 2017

Over the last couple of days a group of Year 7’s, 8’s and 9’s joined us here at Trewern for a weekend of fun. We had beautiful weather all weekend for our planned activities: canoeing and kayaking and gorge walking on the Saturday, and climbing and BMX-ing on the Sunday. It was a lot to fit into…

Valence Primary School

We have been visited by year 6 pupils from Valence Primary School this week who have thrown themselves in to their week of activity. The pupils were from two different school sites so they didn’t all know each other before they came to Trewern. It was wonderful to see the children getting to know each…