School Trips @ Boundless Outdoors
Following the success of our flagship centre in the heart of the Malvern Hills, we have now extended our capacity to cope with the high demands around the Midlands region to provide a bespoke package suitable for young people looking to explore the outdoors and try some exciting activities.
Based in Bell Heath just south of Birmingham / north Worcestershire, a residential trip here would be the perfect backdrop for your field studies, environmental studies and adventurous activities courses. We would love the opportunity to work with you in helping your group to develop memorable and enjoyable approaches to learning.
Why are Boundless Outdoors great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
While classroom learning tends to focus on academic development, here at Boundless Outdoors, we offer the chance for young people to acquire skills for life through and a number of teamwork exercises, communication and problem-solving tasks. They make new friends and have buckets of fun along the way while building confidence, self-awareness and self-esteem.
At Bell Heath our central location means we are within easy reach of many places providing opportunities for day trips and multiple activities.
Our highly qualified team of experienced instructors have the necessary skills and expertise to design bespoke experiential adventures specifically aimed at meeting your groups needs no matter what their requirements may be. We provide courses, activities and qualifications to deliver results for your group and help by:
providing key life skills
encouraging a desire for learning
promoting team-work adventure and fun is part of the experience whilst ensuring your group are challenged and motivated.
Our activities are comprehensive, aiming to equip every participant with memorable experiences and challenges as they grow and learn.
Which Curriculum Subjects do you cater for?
Mini Medics First Aid Courses for Primary Schools
Boundless Outdoors are proud to provide an all-new Mini-medic course, aimed specifically at children. With that in mind, the course only lasts for a half-day. This can be run at either of our activity centres or a location of your choice. With a maximum group size of 16, it’s perfect for a class to do over a day, combined with some of our great adventurous activities.
The course is kept at a basic level with no use of confusing terminologies. It shows complete respect for the child’s ability, makes it educational and practical, and instils the importance of helping someone who is poorly or injured.
Bushcraft & Survival Skills
Including basic survival skills such as lighting fires, shelter building, knifework and making/cooking basic bread.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for Primary School Curriculum
How fast can you go down our zipwire or hill on a grass sledge? Time, record and analyse your results to improve your time.
Biology for GCSE & A Level
Stretch your students to the max, taking them outside of the classroom, bringing their studies to life, developing their investigative and analytical skills through hands-on learning on a field trip to one of our centres.
Geography GCSE & A Level
Time for a field trip? Why not book a day visit or residential trip for your GCSE group to look at their studies from a different angle in the great outdoors. Looking specifically at the physical and human geography elements in their fieldwork studies whilst staying at one of our centres.
What activities are available during group visits?
A number of fun-filled activities are available for your groups to experience including:
Low Level Ropes
Quad Pole Challenge
Problem solving, teamwork and initiative challenges
Basketball / Netball court
Watersports: coracle and raft building on our new pool. Kayaking and canoeing can be arranged at a nearby sailing club reservoir of on the nearby canal network.
COMING IN 2020: grass sledging and zip wires
What size groups do you cater for?
68 young people in dorm style rooms with bunk beds and up to 10 group staff. We also have camping fields for groups to bring their own tents and equipment or you can book to stay in our brand new bell tents which can accommodate upto 90 people in the field to the rear of the building.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
Yes, classroom facilities are available inside the main building and we have an additional external classroom with kitchen for camping groups to utilise.
Is there first aid on site?
All Bell Heath staff are fully trained in Health and Safety matters and first aiders will be available for the duration of your stay.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
We will do our very best to ensure that our centres and activities are accessible to as many young people as possible. Our experience with young people has enabled us to understand the extent, and limitations, of the provision that our centres offer. Full details of this are available and we recommend that your party leaders pop in to visit the centre to discuss your specific requirements with our management team. Bell Heath is fully wheelchair accessible and is all on one level within the main building. Ramps are installed for access from outside, and wet rooms are available. All activities outside can be adapted to ensure that all visitors have the very best experience and are included in everything we offer.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Bell Heath instructors are fully trained to adapt and develop activities to provide support and assistance for all young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities including learning difficulties, hearing, visual or mobility impairment and behavioural issues. Full details are available along with risk assessments for SEND on request. We recommend that your party leaders contact our management team to arrange specific SEND provisions.
Find us on social media and check out our new website for more information on activities and courses.
Capacity: 70 students plus 10 staff
We have late availability for November for upto 70 children at our Bell Heath centre. Also check out our Malvern centre with late availability in November for upto 56 children.
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