Exploring York
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A party of 13 students and 3 staff visited York in July 2019 Day 1 Commenced with Mr Hopkins conducting a brief tour of the city with the objective of identifying the major landmarks so that the party would be able to navigate themselves through the city, unfortunately for the students, the route s…

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Adventures in the UK
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Last night a large group of very weary Year 9 students, accompanied by six adventurous staff, returned from an exciting trip to the UK. A jam packed three days saw them visit Chester Zoo, Alton Towers Theme Park and Alton Towers Water Park. They all had a fantastic time. Many thanks to Miss Annesle…

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Orienteering at Archallagan
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Over the past 4 days, over 100 students have been orienteering through Archallagan plantation. Setting them a course of 18 markers to find through the forest, all the students worked in teams to find them all in the quickest time. The fastest group of students found all 18 markers in a time of 1:09…

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A busy day in Liverpool
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A day trip to Liverpool on Monday was a real hit with the students when they visited the Spring City Trampoline Park, had a tour of Anfield and even squeezed in a little shopping at Liverpool One. The students were fantastic and all enjoyed the busy schedule.

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A Taste of Italian
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It was a pleasure to introduce students of all ages to the beauty of Italian this week. So many students left their inhibitions behind and tried to speak like an Italian including learning the meaning of commonly used hand gestures. We all enjoyed lunch at Paparazzi and in the afternoon, students w…

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Sea Level to Summit Challenge
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This week, many of our students completed the Sea Level to Summit Challenge by climbing from Laxey Beach to the summit of Snaefell. On the way they had to endure sun, wind, rain, wet feet and Mr Dowty’s history lectures on the Isle of Man mining industry! They all completed the challenge with good…

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A nautical time in Port Erin
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This week many of our students have enjoyed spending time in Port Erin, sea kayaking, paddle boarding and sailing. The weather has been kind and the students have enjoyed the time spent together learning new skills. Many thanks to all the staff who have enjoyed working with the students in a differ…

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