Shortenills Village - The Adventure Learning Charity

School Trips @ The Adventure Learning Charity

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Shortenills Environmental Centre, near Amersham, is an Outdoor Learning centre with over 50 years of history. There are woodland, meadows and ponds to provide a diverse study area. With many of the original buildings maintained it has great away from it all feel that is purpose built for children and young people to learn in. With experienced teaching staff and new programmes the centre is at the real forefront of delivering Learning Outside the Classroom from literacy, numeracy and environmental science to Early Years themed day visits there are endless options.

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Why are The Adventure Learning Charity great for School Trips and Educational Visits?

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Shortenills Environmental Centre has two well equipped classrooms, a fully catered dining room option, camping field and two dormitories sleeping up to 50 children in total with adjacent staff rooms.

All visits are discussed with the teaching staff personally to ensure that Learning Targets and Outcomes are fully understood and met.

What activities are available during group visits?

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Happy to incorporate any specific requirements our current courses are cross curricular but can include:
EYFS & KS1
The Gruffalo Adventure day, Is there Room on a Broom?, Teddy Bear Guardians-Earth education programme and a Minibeast Numeracy trail.
KS2
Plant Power, Tree-mendous maths, Munchline Monitor, The Great Specktacle, Creatures of the Deep and Evironmental Footprints.
Residential Trips; Tree Lore and Axe Mystery, Wild Woods Experience and Earth Champions - or can be built form a variety of elements. Prices start from £6.95 for a day visit or from as little as £95 for a 2 day 1 night residential off peak season or £115 peak season.

What size groups do you cater for?

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Minimum Group size 15, Max Group size 60 - with some flexibility please call to discuss any particular requirements.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Two fully equipped classrooms with access to learning resources also separate group areas.

Is there first aid on site?

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All staff are first aid trained.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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A number of facilities and activities can be adapted to accommodate those with additional needs.

Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?

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All teaching staff have experience of working with children that have special educational needs although we request you call to discuss any requirements.

Anything else?

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The centre regularly holds LOTC courses for teaching staff to learn and develop skills and qualifications. Please call the booking team to find out more.



Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season

£98 | 2 Nights - 3 Days | Wild Winter Residential

Special rates for schools
staying with us outside of peak season

£78 | 1 Night - 2 Days | Wild Winter Residential


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