Challenging Disability Through Outdoor Adventure



Opportunities for Schools & Colleges

Calvert Trust Exmoor works with numerous schools, colleges and other educational establishments across the UK, both specialist and mainstream, and we have developed several programs for schools to fulfil differing needs. We are also able to tailor our breaks to meet your needs, building a course around a curriculum area or theme that works for you.

 

Why not download our brochure by clicking on the cover image to the right? You can also request a printed brochure here. There is also a lot of useful additional information for Schools and Colleges available to download from our useful information page.

 

Opportunities we offer include:

 

School & College Residential Breaks

School Activity Breaks

Our residential activity breaks run for three, four or seven nights, and offer your pupils and students a unique opportunity to undertake exciting and challenging outdoor adventure activities in a safe, accessible environment.

The activities fulfil elements of the national curriculum for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4 and beyond, and allow your children and young people to work together, building confidence and self-esteem through overcoming challenges.

 

Prices vary according to the season and duration of the break (our current price list is here).  We also regularly have special offers which can be found on our 'prices, special offers and bursaries' page.

 

"I CAN do it" Transitional Breaks

Our "I CAN do it" breaks are 4 night Monday to Friday courses aimed at 16-25 year olds who are transitioning into adult life. These courses are about facilitated personal development, offering an exciting mix of outdoor activities with basic life skills, and include an expedition day aimed at building independent living skills.

 

Prices vary according to the season, our current price list is here.

 

Camping and Duke of Edinburgh's Award

To find out more please go to our Accessible Camping page.

 

Disability Awareness & Mutual Respect course

These courses are mainly aimed at a mainstream school audience, and focus on using a structured programme of adventurous activities to promote both mutual respect and disability awareness. as well as fulfilling elements of the national curriculum for Key Stages 2, 3 and 4, these breaks promote team work and team building, and are a lot of fun!

 

Bring a group from just £285 per person, inclusive of all accommodation, activities and meals. Available October - March. Why not find out more by downloading an example course program.

 

Non-Residential Days

These activity days (or half days) allow school groups to visit us just for the day, using our fantastic activity facilities on a non-residential basis.To find out more visit our day activities page or email exmoor@calvert-trust.org.uk and we will send you further information.

  

Disabled Holiday Canoeing

 

"All praises to a wonderful organisation that actually looks for the positive achievements of all people with physical and learning disabilities. In my twenty years of teaching both mainstream and special educational needs young people, this has easily been the best, most positive experience I have had the fortune to be part of. You deserve award after award! Hope to be back again soon."

Audrey Hopkins, Heritage House School

 

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