Y7 Finding Your Feet Residential Trip

Please note that all of the details provided below are SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  The illustrations are taken from previous years’ trips and cannot be guaranteed.   

Audience: Year 7 (Two dates)
Trip Organiser: Mr E Foster (Teacher of Maths) & Mrs K Shakel (Teacher of Drama and Director of Year 6 Transition)
Approx Cost Per Pupil: £220 
Estimate Deposit: £100 (Upon application)
Pupil Premium Criteria:  May apply for this trip
Limited Places: 100 (Missed Opportunity Criteria may apply)
Usual Month of Departure:

April (Dates will be confirmed in the Trip Bulletin)

Opens for Applications: September
Usal Days: Friday - Sunday
Usal Duration: 3 days /2 nights
Usual Departure Time:            After school
Usual Departure Meeting Point: Front of school
Usual Return Time: Late afternoon
Usual Return Meeting Point: Front of school
Term Time or Holiday: Term Time/ Weekend
Usual Method(s) of Transport: Coach 
Accommodation:  Liddington PGL Centre, Wiltshire

Final details will be provided upon confirmation that your child has been allocated a place.  



From working together to achieve victory in Archery Tag, encouraging each other to brave the Giant Swing, or trusting their classmates on the Jacob’s Ladder – each activity has been chosen for their amazing relationship-building powers!

Specially selected UNITE adventures focus on sparking breakthroughs in:

  • BOOSTING TEAMWORK by overcoming challenges and celebrating success
  • ENHANCING COMMUNICATION SKILLS through listening, being open and sharing opinions
  • BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS and comradery through shared experiences and excitement
  • GROWING CONFIDENCE through mastering new skills together
  • ENCOURAGING EMPATHY and understanding of others


  • 3 days relationship-building experience
  • 5 adventure sessions from morning to night
  • Sessions tailored towards age, ability and learning outcomes
  • Chill-out zones to spend free time bonding as a group
  • 3 delicious, nutritious meals per day

Activities might include (will be confirmed in the parents meeting):

  • Kayaking
  • Climbing
  • Sensory Trail
  • Rifle Shooting
  • Giant Swing
  • All Aboard
  • Trapeze
  • Fencing
  • High Ropes Course
  • Robot Wars
  • Disco

IMPORTANT: Planned activities will be run by qualified PGL staff, however parents/guardians should accept that, by their nature, adventure activities may involve some level of risk which cannot be fully eliminated. 

The kit list can be found here.

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