Lessons such fun in outdoor classroom

Year Sevens from a Kirkham school swapped their traditional classroom for the great outdoors.

Thursday, 18th May 2017, 10:30 am
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:37 pm
Carr Hill pupils spent their Easter break ar Borwick Hall

A group of 60 pupils from Carr Hill High school spent the part of their holidays at Borwick Hall where they took part in a range of adventurous activities.

The outdoor pursuit centre, near Lancaster, enabled pupils to experience canoeing, assault walls, bushcraft, orienteering, night walks and lots more.

They stayed from Friday through to Sunday and slept in the 16th-century manor house.

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The 11 and 12 year olds took part in around four different activities each day.

They were all designed to help them gain confidence, learn new things and develop awareness of the importance of key life skills such as team building and resilience.

PE teacher at the Royal Avenue school Leigh Doughty said: “We have been running this trip for a number of 
years and we always receive 
a great response from 

“Spending the weekend outdoors trying new sports and activities enables them to develop skills, make new friends and discover new