School Trips

This page shows an archive of reports of recent school trips. Click on the Read More links for the full story!

The Calvert Trust Residential Visit November 2018

Friday 23rd of November 2018
Calvert Trust Residential November 12th – 16th 2018 One a balmy November morning, November 12th, a group of pupils and staff set out for the drive down to Exmoor, Devon to The Calvert Trust. The traffic was favourable to us; we had our usual lunch stop at Swindon services and finally arrived on time at 4pm. Working in two groups we enjoyed a week of challenges, different experiences and teamwork as well as having fun. We climbed, abseiled, went on the zip wire and high ropes, rose to the...

Residential Visit to The Calvert Trust – June 16th – 23rd 2017

Friday 30th of June 2017
Once again a group of 8 students and 8 staff travelled down to The Calvert Trust, in Devon for an exciting week of outdoor activities, challenges and fun. We were there during the hottest days ever in June, which in itself presented us with a challenge of ensuring we all kept as cool as possible, drank a lot of water and also did not get sun burnt. We succeeded! Even when we went to Saunton Sands beach, the chap who rented out parasols, deck chairs etc let us borrow 2 parasols which provided us with...

Residential Visit to The Calvert Trust November 2016

Friday 25th of November 2016
On one of the wettest November days ever 10 pupils, 9 staff and a parent travelled down to The Calvert Trust, Exmoor, Devon. As the weather conditions were not good for driving and we had been advised that the usual roads into the centre were stating to flood we took extra care. We all arrived safely and the pupils and staff (especially those who had not been before) were very excited! We worked in two groups, but all experienced the same activities – the challenge course, bush craft (it was a...