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…

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…

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…

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…

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 Campbell Primary…Take 2

Children from Classes 5C and 5D at James Campbell Primary joined us this week at Trewern. We were blessed with glorious weather, and we excelled in meeting our weekly aims of teamwork, listening and trying new things.  There was a BMX and bushcraft day; a tunnel and gorge walking day: a canoeing archery and muddy…