Following months of campaigning and significant media coverage the outdoor education sector has finally received some positive news in relation to the return of both day & over-night school trips. Educational day visits To resume no earlier than Monday 12th April 2021 Domestic residential educational visits To resume no earlier than Monday 17th May 2021 Existing bookings Domestic residential education … Read More
Update – Over-night School Trips
Dialogue with the Dept of Education England – Update Unfortunately, there is to be no change for the Autumn term, with ongoing sector engagement to inform a structured review in November – this with a view to amending guidance to schools for overnight visits with effect from January 2021. The IOL (Institute for Outdoor Learning) are continuing to work with … Read More
NEW FOR 2019
Stand Up Paddleboarding As part of our schools activity programme, coinciding with ‘Sea Activities’ at Pendine Sands ‘When the surf doesn’t show up we SUP’
Holy Name R.C Primary School, Fishguard
We welcome Holy Name R.C Primary School from Fishguard for a 3 nights residential from today. Already the children have settled into their new surroundings and have experienced their first taste of activities this afternoon. These included Archery and MTB Track with Rhys and Bush Craft with Andy. Weather conditions are dry but foggy and so we hope to see … Read More
Adventure Activity Licensing
With the proposed changes and even suggestion of abolishment of adventure activities licensing we are happy to confirm that the Welsh Government/Llywodraeth Cymru have decided to retain adventure licensing in respect of Wales. Check out the link for further details; http://www.outdoor-learning.org/Default.aspx?tabid=118&Id=222
The new Morfa Bay Adventure Bushcraft centre is now complete. Shortly we will be welcoming the first schools that will benefit from this additional facility at the centre.
Over the last week work has been focused on developing a new on-site venue for bushcraft. Reclaiming existing land an area has now been cleared to allow for this unique activity to take place as part of the schools’ programme from Spring 2012. Once completed the venue will consist of a storage unit, an all weather session shelter, woodland and fresh … Read More
LIDEN & PRIESTLEY SCHOOLS
The children and accompanying staff arrived safely at Morfa Bay and following lunch started their adventurous activity programme. Mon evening the children walked to the beach and enjoyed playing in the shallow water and building castles etc Later returned to the centre for hot chocolate and a well earned rest. Tues – Beautiful sunny not too cold start to the … Read More
The kids’ ‘treat’ according to Geth
Thursdays have now become a highlight in the weekly calender for the young Joneses’ because as a treat for good behaviour they are allowed to join us at Morfa Bay for the final night barbecue. As you can see from the photo they make the most of the opportunity!