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  • Outdoor Ed.Cave Adventure!

    25th April 2018 00:00 - 27th April 2019 00:00

    Weather conditions dictated that our first trip would be in Dow Cave. This is a beginners cave but we managed to ‘spice it up’ a little by including a selection of crawls, squeezes and a look along the legendary Dowbergill Passage (we got as far as the duck- a short section with limited air space where you have to get very wet indeed). Water temperatures were Baltic as this was snowmelt from Great Whernside, so even with a wetsuit the ‘o- zone’ was frequently reached!!The students also entertained themselve » Read More

  • Cave Adventuring 2!!!

    26th April 2018 00:00 - 27th April 2019 00:00

    Our second trip explored the delights of Long Churn and Alum Pot on the slopes of Ingleborough. This is probably the best beginners cave system in the country and it didn’t disappoint.After a quick look down Alum Pot we continued to middle entrance and then descended down through ‘double shuffle’ and ‘plank pool’ to St Pauls Chamber.  An army group coming the other way fell in plank pool (6ft deep) but our elite team had no problems traversing the icy depths.After a series of down climbs we dropped into the » Read More

  • The Footsteps of Turner - KS3 Art June 18

    27th April 2018 00:00 - 27th April 2019 00:00

    Our KS3 students will be going to Fountains Abby to follow the footsteps of Turner (not our very own Mr Turner...) to create some masterpieces!  » Read More