Category Archives: Activity Groups 2013

Jez’s group – Friday – The Gorge

Our last day of activities involved all the groups included ours journeying into the gorge. We arrived relatively early and set about harnessing up and checking that we had sufficient equipment, after a short walk into the woods we came … Continue reading

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Mr Alderson’s group – Friday

Friday morning was a morning like any other, wake up at silly o’clock in the morning to make sure you get that first place in the shower. Then would be a trip to the drying room to pick up the … Continue reading

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Mike’s group – Friday

So here are some photos from our last day of activities at the Afon Ddu Gorge, despite there being LOTS more water than we would usually expect to see! All of the students had a great day (we hope). The … Continue reading

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Raindrops on Snowdon

Today was a long day. After a slow start at breakfast, we rushed to prepare for our day on the mountain. It took us roughly 15 minutes to arrive at our starting point in the minivan, however Rachel and Mr. … Continue reading

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Snowflakes in action

Today, many people in SNOWFLAKES were excited about today’s adventures, than before, as we had climbed 3 mountains in 3 days, and NEEDED a break! We were all very tired, and had climbed Snowdon yesterday. Today we had an activity … Continue reading

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A lost mitten, a dead sheep and a lot of wind

This morning, our group set off in the coach for some mountain climbing at the Northern Glyders, a collection of mountains in northern Wales. We started along a long and steep tarmac path up to the first mountain, with mostly … Continue reading

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Evening activities

Here are a few photos of the on-site problem solving activities. These form part of the evening schedule for the first four evenings. Other activities  are visiting the climbing wall and writing blog posts for this site. By Thursday all participants … Continue reading

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Mr Alderson’s group – Wednesday

After Mr White had courageously swapped his cake for some extra eggy bread, after his third breakfast we set out for an activity day. The twisty winding roads towards our destination caused motion sickness for Rachel, many others were exhausted … Continue reading

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Rain, rocks and “did we really push that bus?”

We started off the day with a big breakfast for the long day ahead; climbing Snowdon (largest mountain in Wales and England). As a group we decided to have a challenging day instead of a more relaxed as the weather … Continue reading

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Sunbeams (Ironically)

Wednesday 6 November 2013 Today was wet. Which was ironic considering we are called the Sunbeams. Anyway…back to the activity, which was: Orienteering! Yeah, we had no idea what it was either, apart from orienting a map. It turns out … Continue reading

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