Easter Restart for Outdoor Residential Trips

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The Department for Education has concluded its review into the guidance against overnight educational visits with a possibility of them resuming from Easter. In a statement, the DfE said it recognised “the enormous benefits overnight residential educational visits can provide for children” but that it continues to advise against domestic overnight educational visits.  A spokesperson added: “In February, we will … Read More

Outdoor education sector urges Boris Johnson to “allow overnight school trips”

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The UK Outdoors group is writing to Prime Minister Boris Johnson to highlight the impact of the ongoing ban on overnight educational visits.  The UK Outdoors group, which includes bodies such as The Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres (AHOEC), the Institute for Outdoor Learning, the British Activity Providers Association, and the Outdoor Council, said it was continuing discussions … Read More

‘Covid-19 Safe’ Reopening of Residential Education Centres

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Discussions are on-going between the revelant outdoor sector bodies and the DfE (Department for Education). The IOL (Institute for Outdoor Learning) have presented the below (see link) document to the government in a bid to convince them to lift restrictions in relation to Residential Educational Visits. The policy and procedures set out the framework for opening centres and provides a … Read More

Last Minute Residential Deals

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ATTENTION TEACHERS, SCHOOL STAFF & PARENTS Due to a late cancellation we now have availability for a school residential (primary) in October for the following dates; Monday 8th – Friday 12th (5 days, 4 nights)** – £215 + VAT per person includes; on-site (bunkhouse) accommodation, catered meals, full activity programme, instructor provision, hire of outdoor kit/equipment, activity transfers and activity … Read More

Mon 29th – Fri 3rd Oct 2014

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A day late but I’m happy to report that our 3 residential primary schools have settle in nicely and are currently enjoying their second activity session this morning. This week we welcome Perry Court Primary, Bristol, Hillview Primary, Gloucester & new to us this year Oliver Tomkins Primary, Swindon. Not only does it promise to be an exciting week of … Read More