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…

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…