School Trips

School Trips 2017

Ski Trip 4th to 12th March 2017

Monday 6th March

After a tiring but safe journey to Italy, pupils took to the slopes for the first time today. Pupils experienced heavy snow, strong winds and poor visibility at times throughout the day, despite this we saw some great progress, excellent skiing and comical crashes! The forecast for the rest of the week is very good and were all looking forward to some sunshine after today! Tonight pupils, staff and parents are all going for a pizza evening, but will last years record of 22 slices of pizza consumed by a single pupil be broken?

Tuesday 7th March

The sun has arrived in Pila! Today pupils have enjoyed skiing in better weather and have started to make great progress. In particular our beginner group on the nursery slope have started to get the hang of turning in skis and are starting to enjoy themselves. Tonights après ski activity is bowling, last year Mr Capewell was the champion (obviously)! Who will win tonight?

Thursday 9th March

Pupils have continued to make fantastic progress today in the sunshine of Pila. Our top groups have been flying around the mountain, skiing some really challenging red runs. Today our pupils have had a great time at a disco, dancing the night away and socialising with pupils from other schools.

Friday 10th March

There isn’t a cloud in the sky as our pupils continue to fly around the mountain! Today we have been skiing in glorious sunshine providing pupils with spectacular views of the Alps. Our beginner group has moved further up the mountain and our advanced skiers have been tackling some black runs for the first time. Tonight our pupils have their presentation evening where Mr Capewell will firstly be talking about each pupils progress and giving them a little memento of their trip. After this all of our ski instructors will be coming to speak to us and give each pupil a certificate and badge with their ski levels on after being assessed today. Tomorrow we are skiing again before setting off back home and hopefully arriving back at Queen’s Croft for 1pm on Sunday. See you then!

Year 8 Residential March 2017 – Lea Green Outdoor Education Centre, Matlock

At Queen’s Croft we are developing a programme of residential visits which are designed to enhance the education of the pupils. Such experiences are an invaluable way of developing independence and allowing young people to excel in a different environment. Lea Green has been selected because of its excellent reputation and the fact that it offers the opportunity to explore a different environment.

Our Year 8 pupils residential is a two night residential at Lea Green Outdoor Education Centre near Matlock in Derbyshire, between Monday March 6th to Wednesday March 8th. There is a programme of activities led by the centre staff during the three days.

Year 8 Residential update Tuesday 7 March 2017

Everyone is having a wonderful time challenging themselves, and are a credit to Queen’s Croft.

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