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…

Jo Richardson GCSE Geography Course 2018

Back in January we played host to the GCSE Geographers from Jo Richardson Community School, and what a fine week it was! They were here to enhance their experience and knowledge of fieldwork, particularly in physical geography, and we spent a lot of our time in coastal environments. We had one day looking at coastal…

St Margaret’s 2017

St Margaret’s Primary have been at Trewern this week, and have just left us amid flurries of snow. What an exciting way to finish the week. This our last group of the calendar year, and it’s always nice to celebrate the end of the term, with an early Christmas dinner, followed by carol singing, which…

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…