Dearne Valley - Kingswood

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Dearne Valley, set in the stunning surroundings of the former Earth Centre is South Yorkshire offers a unique blend of nature and adventurous activities. Spread across 50 acres, this centre is one large outdoor classroom with opportunities for interactive learning across grassland, woodland and wetland plus a wealth of outdoor adventure activities. Ideal for Geography trips, the programme will be tailored to your curriculum. The giant indoor sports hall is perfect for PE trips and sports tours.

The centre offers high quality purpose built accommodation plus luxury camping in the adventure lodges and eco pods.

Located in the beautiful rolling hills and countryside of the South Yorkshire valley, just 20 minutes from Doncaster and within easy reach of the Midlands and the North of England.

Save up to 25% in our Back to School Sale!

Current School Trip Offer

The new school year has started and to celebrate we’re offering savings of up to 25% on hundreds of outdoor residential dates. Enquire before 31st October 2019 to secure your preferred dates and quote 'Back to School 2019'.

Start planning your next adventure residential with our Experience Experts and we’ll guide you to the best discounts available for a centre near you next year. Join us for an adventure to remember with your class in 2020. Each year over 175,000 young people take part in 1.2 million activity sessions across our nine award winning adventure centres.

To enquire call our friendly team on 0800 655 6564 or email Quote ‘Back to School 19’ when you book.

*Terms and conditions: Subject to availability, valid for new bookings only and not available in conjunction with any other offer. Prices does not include VAT. Enquiries must be made by 31st October 2019. Not available at Le Chateau de Chanterine.

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Why book Kingswood for Residential School Trips and Educational Visits?

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Every Kingswood centre offers a range of residential programmes and day trips. Your programme will be tailored to suit your needs; begin by choosing a programme such as discovering nature or personal development, which will act as a theme for your visit, then choose your desired learning outcomes and activity categories and Kingswood will design a programme for you.

Kingswood is one of the leading providers of the residential phase of the NCS (National Citizen Service) Programme, welcoming around 15,000 young people every year to complete the residential element of the programme. The NCS programme helps 15-17 year olds build skills for work and life through a series of exhilarating challenges.

What activities are available during group visits?

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Over 40 activities including:
Raft building
High ropes

What size groups do you cater for?

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Kingswood cater for small, medium and large groups and even offer full site hire. There is no minimum group size. Groups stay in 4-16 bed dorms with accessible accommodation available or in Adventure Lodges sleeping 11-19 or eco pods sleeping 8.

Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?

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Classrooms and computer labs available.

Is there first aid on site?

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All Kingswood staff go through health and safety training and there are first aiders on site at all times.

Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?

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Kingswood endeavour to make centres accessible to as many young people as possible. Experience has taught us that the best way to understand the extent, and limitations, of the provision centres offer, is for party leaders to visit the centre itself and discuss the requirements with the management team on site.

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

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Kingswood’s provisions for young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including learning difficulties, hearing, visual or mobility impairment and behavioural issues can be found on the SEND page of their website along with risk assessments for SEND. However, Kingswood encourage party leaders to contact the management team to arrange SEND provisions.

Anything else?

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- Programme tailored to suit your learning outcomes
- Online programme builder tool to help you plan a custom visit
- Free ‘Making the most of your residential’ guide
- Online trip planner to easily manage bookings
- First aiders and NSPCC trained Child Safety Officer on site

Find out more about this school trip...

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