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Challenge Week 2018

Challenge Week 2018 took place between the 25th and 29th of June.

A sample of the trips that we offered Years 7-9 are listed below and we hope to run a similar selection of trips in 2019.

Activity Day at Alpine Centre in Aldershot:

Students will have both ski and snowboarding lessons and have the opportunity to have some fun ‘donuting’; which is essentially sliding down the slopes on huge rubber tyres. The lessons are aimed at those who have not skied or snowboarded before. 

London theatre trip to the Globe for a Shakespearean Experience:

Students will be given the opportunity to visit London’s world famous Globe Theatre, for a Drama workshop and Shakespeare Theatre Experience. Pupils will be participating in a lively drama-focused workshop which will enable them to appreciate Shakespeare’s stagecraft. 

A visit to The Museum of Military Medicine and Brookwood Cemetery:

Students are invited to step back in time and experience the incredible challenges of military medicine through the ages and visit what was once the largest cemetery in the world, which contains important links to our military past. A must for all budding historians and those with an interest in medicine. 

A computing visit to Thorpe Park:  

Students are invited to spend the day at Thorpe Park where they will have the opportunity to do a workshop in conjunction the launch of Derren Brown’s Ghost Train ride. They will use this attraction to investigate digital image manipulation for effect. They will also be investigating future technologies at the Park. Students will also get to enjoy the fantastic rides. 

Mini Duke of Edinburgh expedition:

For those students with a sense of adventure and a love of the great outdoors we are putting on a ‘Mini Duke of Edinburgh’ experience. Students will be taught map skills and take part in a hike. Returning to the schools for a night’s camping in the school grounds complete with a ‘D of E’ cook out.