Outdoor Education


Year 7 Adventure Weekend 2017

On Friday evening a group of Year 7 pupils boarded a school minibus in the rain bound for Shining Cliff Woods Derbyshire. They were off for an adventure! The Hostel we were staying in was in the middle of the wood and not accessible by vehicle....


Round Square Adventure Race Squad Training Weekend

Braving some very mixed Lakeland weather, the RS Adventure Race training squad put in a great effort over a training weekend over the first weekend of March. After a long drive up on Friday night, they camped at Rydal Hall near Ambleside, pitch...


Scottish Winter Mountaineering 2017

Scottish Winter Mountaineering Trip 1 Day 1 It’s a long way to Aviemore, a 9 hour drive!! We left Abbotsholme at 7.00am with large flakes of snow gently falling onto us, giving us the distinct feeling that we were on our way to do s...


Awesome Walls ~ January 2017

On Saturday some of Abbotsholmes keenest climbers went to Awesome Walls in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. They spent the day trying routes of different grades and developing their bouldering technique on different types of routes. After getting warmed u...


Year 9 Spend the Afternoon Caving

On Thursday a group of Year 9 pupils took part in an afternoon of caving during their Outdoor Education lesson. The group went to Mouldridge Mine at Pikehall where they met Caving instructor Gary. They learnt about the lead that was once min...

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