School Trips @ Pro-Active Adventure
Pro-Active Adventure have been providing high quality adventurous activity breaks all across Wales since 2002. All our instructors are national governing body qualified and typically have at least three years post qualification experience. We deliver high level, real adventure experiences that take part in the natural environment, they are not all low level on site activities as many large providers deliver. We are the national providers of outdoor education for the YHA in Wales. All activity programmes are designed personally with you to ensure they best suited to meet the needs and ability of your pupil group.
Pro-Active Adventure work closely with YHA Wales to deliver the best Activity Residential Visit you will find in the area. The accommodation is of a very high standard and all the food is prepared fresh on site, so you can be assured of good wholesome food. All dietary needs can be catered for.
For our part, we at Pro-Active Adventure can offer you all of our usual wide range of Pembrokeshire activities from here, plus additional activities not offered so often in Pembrokeshire. Activities at Manorbier, are in fact, closer to many of the activity locations we use than anywhere else we operate from in Pembrokeshire, this maximises your time on activities, and less time driving round in a mini bus! There are also great local opportunities for self-lead evening activities such as a walk along the coastal path to visit Manorbier Castle, a well preserved medieval castle with an interesting story to be told about the dungeon!
Why are Pro-Active Adventure great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
Outdoor activities at Manorbier are largely water based however we can offer our full range of activities from here. We offer 2 – 5 day activity programmes that are designed individually to meet your needs.
The building has modern furnishings and is well maintained throughout. There is a teacher’s kitchen and a quiet room for pupils who just want to enjoy some time to themselves. There are 69 beds in 14 rooms, the building can be sectioned off and secured if there are two or more schools in at a time. Outside there are glamping pods and Bell tents so the site can accommodate 90 in total. All meals are catered for in the central kitchen by professional cooks. All dietary needs can be catered for. There is a communal games room if everyone wants to socialise and plenty of outside space to run off any excess energy!
All activities are led by National Governing Body qualified instructors. Off-site the activities we offer are: Coasteering, Body boarding, Sit on kayaking, Climbing and abseiling, Coastal treks, Mountaineering, Beach craft and Raft building. On site there is: Bush Craft, Archery, BMX Biking, Orienteering and Team initiative Games. At the bottom of the cliffs which are reached by steel staircase is a lovely beach which is great for Rock Pooling, Beach Games, and Coasteering. All activities are the same cost so are interchangeable with other activities from our list.
For accommodation and catering there is one free teacher place for every 10 pupils. Teachers do not pay for any activities. Activity programmes are designed individually to meet your pupils needs, the level of activity can be delivered to meet all skill levels and age group. Please contact us directly at Pro-Active to discuss your specific programme needs.
Curriculum activities that we can cover from this location cover: Geology, Geography, History, Environmental studies and of course Physical education. For schools on longer or repeat visits National Governing Body awards are possible. Pre-visit site inspections are welcome so please call us to arrange one that suits you.
What activities are available during group visits?
Curriculum activities that we can cover from this location cover: Geology, Geography, History, Environmental studies and of course Physical education. For schools on longer or repeat visits National Governing Body awards are possible. Did you know that your pupils can undertake a short course under the ASDAN awards while you are staying at Manorbier. In particular there is a special ASDAN just for residentials and involves the planning, resourcing and participation in an activity residential. As registered ASDAN providers Pro-Active Adventure can facilitate this award.
Pro-Active can also support GCSE work in sports such as Climbing, Mountain Biking and Navigation. If you need any further information regarding what educational packages are available please just contact us for full information.
What size groups do you cater for?
Manorbier cater for a total of 90 pupils. Within the main building there are 69 beds in 14 rooms, the building can be sectioned off and secured if there are two or more schools in at a time. Outside there are glamping pods and Bell tents so the site can accommodate 90 in total.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
There are classroom facilities and outside learning areas available.
Is there first aid on site?
Every instructor holds at least a 16 hour outdoor first aid qualification.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Yes the accommodation has full disabled facilities.
Do you cater for visitors with Special Educational Needs (SEN)?
Yes, Pro-Active Adventure is specialised in working with pupils who have ALN, special educations needs or have emotional difficulties. We also provide activities and courses for young people who may be seen as NEET.
Pre-stay visits are welcome. We are very flexible in our approach and work closely with you the school to design an individual activity programme that meets your specific needs. This is a truly wonderful location that is away from the chaos of everyday living. When professionalism and quality count call us!
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Need more inspiration?
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