YEAR SEVEN ACTIVITIES WEEK. BEAUMANOR HALL EDUCATION CENTRE 11 th -15 th July 2011. Activities’ week at CVC . 2 nd week in July: Extra- curricular activities offered to pupils at CVC Year 7: residential trip to Beaumanor Hall 30 CVC staff go- most of Year 7 pupils go. Timings and Cost.
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11th-15th July 2011
Beaumanor Education Centre is located in the grounds of Beaumanor Park adjacent to Beaumanor Hall. It is situated in the Leicestershire village of Woodhouse surrounded by 30 acres of gardens and parkland.
The range of activities cover:
5 cabins – 16-20 beds and staff
Large single sex campsites with staff. 3 max in tent. Approved tent.
Single sex standing camp on the boys’ side (with tents already there which sleep 6)
Good facilities – showers, toilets, drying room
Camping equipment information evenings to follow…
PLEASE NOTE – NO MOBILE PHONES – THERE IS A PHONE BOX ON SITE AND YOU WILL BE PROVIDED WITH EMERGENCY NUMBERS FOR MRS BURGESS (and other staff ) AND BEAUMANOR HALL.
RUCKSACK, BAG OR SMALL CASE
Please label all clothing and equipment
The school carries insurance for personal accident for pupils and staff.
Pupils are advised not to bring any items of value as we cannot accept responsibility for their security.
We recommend that they do notbring more than £10 in smallchange.
Beaumanor has a small gift shop which pupils visit once.
There are eight different daytime activities for your children to try. They are all staffed by both Beaumanor and Comberton staff
Each evening after dinner there are more activities, including a visit to the cellars, 50-a-side football, disco, talent show, murder mystery.
Gain the confidence to climb a rock face. Pupils will travel to and from the climbing area by minibus. All the equipment (helmets, ropes and harnesses) will be provided.
SAFETY IS VITAL. THEY MUST LISTEN CAREFULLY TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
This activity takes place at Quorn Hall International Education Centre which is about three miles from Beaumanor.
Canoeing takes place on the River Soar. Tuition is in open canoes.
Buoyancy aids are provided and must be worn.
Archery takes place in the gym on the Beaumanor Site and consists of an introduction to archery.
During the session there will be opportunities for the pupils to test their skill against the others in a shooting competition. There may also be time to have a go at shooting balloons and ‘round the face/clock’ competition.
This activity will take place at Beacon Hill close to Beaumanor Hall. There will be a series of courses to be followed.
This activity will be linked to the walking activity so pupils will be away from the site all day and have their packed lunch at the Beacon.
CREATIVE AND ARTISTIC!
This is a session where pupils will be able to develop their creative side. This session will be run by staff from CVC.
This is a series of (6-8) small tasks and challenges which pupils have to work out as a team.
They will work together and be trusted with specific tasks. This will help to build self-confidence.
A rewarding experience for both staff and students.
Discovery of and attempt at new activities.
Making new friends, personal and social development.
A big thank you to Kristina and David for coming along this evening to share some of their experience of Beaumanor with us all!