Marshalls Park

Marshalls Park School visited the centre recently for a weekend with a small group of students. After a late Friday arrival we headed out on Saturday for a day of adventure. Some of us went canoeing on the canal while others gorge walked. On Sunday everyone tried out a range of onsite activities, including biking…

Oratory School

This weekend we’ve had a small group of boys from Oratory School staying with us at Trewern. Their visit was all about adventure and pushing their limits. On the first evening they completed the assault course as well as taking on a number of traversing challenges in the climbing wall. The boys scored top marks…

Godwin Primary 2016

An excellent week with Godwin Primary, one of the most efficient and attentive groups we’ve had in a long time. They were so good at getting themselves ready, listening to instructions and going about their daily duties that we were able to fit loads more into every day, they really made the most of their…

Mark’s Gate Primary School

We’ve had year 6 pupils from Marks Gate Primary in the centre this week. The main aims of their stay were to improve on listening skills, to work together with greater community spirit and to become more independent. After three days of off testing activities, all of those skills were put to the test in…

St Peters Primary School

Its been another fantastic week at Trewern. We have had our biggest group yet with 60 pupils and 6 staff from St Peters Primary School. The children faced a number of challenges throughout the week including: canoeing, hill walking, BMX biking, bush craft and climbing. As well as all this, 6 lucky boys got to…

James Cambell Primary School

We have had mostly good weather over the past couple of weeks at Trewern – it almost feels like summer has arrived! Year 5 pupils from James Cambell Primary have been enjoying the sun and cool breezes and made good progress with their teamwork, listening and independence this week. Well done to all!

Oasis Academy Shirley Park

Last week we had the ‘Step-up’ students from Oasis Academy in Croydon joining us at the centre for 3 days of activities, looking to build on their teamwork and develop social skills, as well as pushing themselves to do things they maybe never thought they would. They did archery, climbed, abseiled, BMX’d, and had a…

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Residential Spring 2016

Last week we welcomed an enthusiastic group of young people, from many areas of southern UK (from  London in the east to Pembrokeshire in the west). New friendships were forged during their action packed week, which included several new outdoor activities and involvement in a conservation project.  

Juliet’s last days at Trewern approach

I’m quite overwhelmed by the kind words and good wishes that I’ve received over the past few days. Trewern has been an enormous part of my life over the last 20 years and I now pass the Centre into Dave Owen’s capable hands, knowing that it will go from strength to strength. My ‘heart felt’…

Atlantic College Project Week

                                                This week we were visited by International Baccalaureate students from Atlantic College on their Project Week. Activities were interspersed with environmental education on the themes of hydrology, geomorphology and ecology &…