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Mrs Page's Group

Today we climbed up Tyfan Mountain. Wow!! A 'real' mountain in the Ogwen Valley of North Snowdonia, Tryfan is to be admired and respected as it marks the line between hiking and mountaineering and is one of the most recognisable peaks in Britain. The summit stands at 917.51 metres, as measured by modern GPS equipment, which confirms it as one of the 14 highest peaks in Wales at over 3,000 feet. The views were breath taking. It was a challenging scramble but we reached the top. We were walking for over 5 hours. 


Mr Sankey's Group

Today we went river gorging, making our way from gentle streams to powerful rapids! We began with our group entered freezing cold waters, finding our feet a step at a time. While there were plenty of thrills and spills, we eventually made it to the first tricky obstacle....a small, but sheer, waterfall. After making our way over this, we were met with fierce rapids, where teamwork was the key to success. We ended our amazing experience with a challenging traverse through slippery boulders, emerging to a beautiful waterfall. A truly magical memory made for all. 


Mrs Hennessey, Mrs Eaton and Mrs MacPherson's groups spent an amazing morning rafting on the Menai Straits in Anglesey.  Working in teams we had to paddle under the bridge traversing different currents to reach our destination.  We experienced mini rapids, whirlpools and fast-flowing waters.  Team work was the key to our success.


In the afternoon, the groups experienced different activities such as rock-climbing and coasteering - the children loved jumping off the cliffs into the safe water below.  


Mrs Adey's group

This morning we drove to the beautiful island of Anglesey, where our activity was coasteering. We clambered down a cliff face and made our way to the sea. With our hearts in our mouths, we leapt into the freezing water and then swam to the next rockface. Teamwork was so important and we all had to help each other to traverse the cliffs. After our well-earned lunch, we then zip wired between two cliffs! We had the most amazing day-the views were fantastic and we even saw a seal.


Dinner this evening was chicken curry and rice with chocolate trifle for dessert. We completed our chores and got ready for our evening activities. 


We split into 3 groups this evening. One group went into the minibus to an old slate quarry - the sunset was incredible. One group visited the tuck shop and completed some problem solving, and the final group did the nightline. 


We are all very tired this evening, so an early night for all. 


(Internet is still a bit on/off, so sorry for the lack of photos. We will have a link to share with you all when we return containing all the photos from the centre.)


Breakfast and chores

Rafting and coasteering

Slate Quarry Evening Walk

Tuck shop