Sherpa Final Update

Sherpa Final Update

Dear Parents Today has been a great day to be out in the mountains! We woke up to overcast weather and a slight chill in the air, Our two groups had an action packed day; Group two walked over into the next valley to Derwent reservoir where they donned helmets and mountain biked along the […]

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Sherpa Day 3 Update

Dear Parents, The sun has been shining for most of the day here in the peaks. After a filling breakfast we headed out into the hills above Ladybower Reservoir for a day of navigation training and exploring. We were able to take in the views and admire the colours of autumn whilst walking on top […]

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Sherpa Day 2 Update

Dear Parents, We had an action packed day! After splitting into our activity groups. One group headed off to mountain bike around Derwent and Howden reservoirs (Made famous for their link to “The Damnbusters”; The other group spent the morning climbing and then in the afternoon abseiling off of Millers Dale Bridge. Tonight we sat […]

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Sherpa Day 1 Update

Dear Parents, We have arrived in a surprisingly dry Peak District National Park. After a short train ride, we hoped on a coach to deliver us into our new home for the week. This Afternoon, we headed out for a hike around Hope Valley. Tonight we have the boys cooking up a storm in the […]

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FHS Year 5 camp 2

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FHS year 5 camp update

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group walk hill view

Summerscape Day 4

Hi all, we couldn’t have asked for better weather for our last full day in Dorset. We spent today on the beautiful and famous¬†“Dancing Ledge”¬†taking part in two great activities! We went coasteering and loved jumping from the rocks on the cliffs, when we weren’t doing that we were climbing at the local crag. We […]

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group sitting seaside

Summerscape Day 3

Dear parents, today we have had the chance to explore the very beautiful Durleston Country Park in our quest to find smugglers treasure. This was followed by a brief trip to the local shops for obligatory rock and ice cream which we enjoyed at the beach along with a swim and some games.  

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Summerscape Day 2

Hi all, this morning we woke up to a blanket of mist over us. Thankfully the mist cleared by mid morning only to be replaced by the steam from our train! We explored the ruins of Corfe castle before heading to the local sweet shop after a quick lunch. We then took on Dorset Waterparks […]

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YHA group smiling

Summerscape Day 1

The sun has now set on our first day here in Dorset but what a day it was! After leaving Waterloo we arrived safely into Swanage around 13.30 to glorious sunshine! We quickly settled into our rooms and prepared for the beach. We had a splash and a paddle before heading back to the hostel […]

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