Oldbury Wells 2017

This week we have had a visit from the A-level Geographers at Oldbury Wells School in Shropshire. Working towards their NEA (Non Examined Assessment) investigations that are a key part of the qualification, we’ve been out in the rural settlements around Trewern and down to the coast. The target was to provide skills and quality…

Becontree Primary

Well done to the year 6 children from Becontree Primary that have been staying with us this week. The group arrived a little late on Monday after the coach was delayed, so they were bursting with excitement by the time we welcomed them in. Aims for this group included improving communication skills, becoming more independent…

LBBD Mental Health and Young Carers Taster Weekend

What a pleasure it was to meet seven adventurous souls this weekend who came to Trewern to have a taste of the what we have to offer. All sorts of weather were thrown at them this weekend from sunshine to icy cold snow flurries and almost everything in between. The group was never without a…

John Perry 2017

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] John Perry Primary have just left us, after a week of mixed weather, bright sun one minute, rain and fog the next. The children smiled throughout and enjoyed themselves, whatever the weather or activity. The Mountain Walk and Muddy Puddle day was a particular hit with the children: ascending Twmpa…

The Leys 2017

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] The Leys Primary were with us last week, and a brilliant week it was. Crisp and clear for most of it, ideal for an action-packed trip. With the focus on new experiences, teamwork, independence and building new friendships, the pupils took part in canoeing, archery, bushcraft, BMX, climbing, gorge walking,…

Godwin October 2017

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]It’s not so long since their last visit, but Godwin Primary have been back with us this week with their Year Sixes. Our focus for the week was trying something new, working with others and building up independence, and we made great strides forward, developing great new friendships, getting better at…

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…

Southwood 2017

Last week was Southwood Primary’s turn to visit Trewern, and we had a lovely time. The children went canoeing, caving, gorge walking and climbing, and tried their hands at archery and our assault course. It was an action packed week, with quite a big group, but the children did really well, overcoming every challenge we…

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…

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…