Pen Y Fan, Cadair Idris, Snowdon
Year 6 complete orienteering challenges, build shelters and solve navigation problems during their overnight expedition in Thetford Forest.
This week the Year 7 boys and girls have started their Silver Swim Survive and Save badges as part of their OBE diploma. They will be learning new rescue techniques, learning about basic first aid and after care, whilst also improving their water based fitness […]
On Friday last week Year 8 set off for their first of three training sessions for the summer expedition. The aim was simply to cover the distance whilst practicing their basic camp craft and navigation skills. At 08.45 the group mounted the mini busses ready […]
Question: How do you poach an egg on the camp fire? Answer: With a potato! Some of our young an old OBE’s had their first chance to do some camp fire cooking , using a potato and an egg. This makes the perfect poached […]
This week we had a very special guest in our outdoor classroom. The Headmaster came out to join us, with the aim to make him a decent cup of coffee using all the skills the children had learned over the past few weeks. Despite the somewhat […]
Over the last few weeks the Year 6, 7,and 8’s have been working towards their compass and navigation module. The aim is to plan, plot and pace out a route which the group can do during one of the PE lessons in the week. Using […]