To put our learning to the test from out topic about mountains, Year 4 travelled to Weymouth Outdoor Education Centre in order to learn all about climbing, traversing, abseiling and tunneling. These outdoor adventurous activities also put their resilience and reciprocity to the test!


Over the course of the afternoon, we learnt that:


-climbing and tunneling is far easier when working in a team

-safety equipment is essential

-traversing a wall may help you get around tricky obstacles directly above you

-tunneling is useful when the weather gets rough (you never know when a snow cave may come in handy)


The session seemed to fly by and the children were beaming after completing all three activities. Not only that, but the instructors said that every group listened brilliantly to instructions and showed excellent navigational skills when climbing the walls and crawling through the dark tunnels. Challenges were met, fears were conquered and the children came away from the workshop with memories to treasure! Below are a few snapshots of our mountaineers!


A huge thank you to the WOEC team for keeping us safe and ensuring we all had tremendous fun, thank you to Mrs. Murray and Mrs. Aitken for very kindly supporting the children on the trip and well done to all of the children for representing Southill in style!


Mr. P


3 comments on ““WOEC was…WICKED!”

  1. Best school trip so far ☺️

  2. Sarah wolfe says:

    What wonderful experiences you offer the children. What a credit they are to the school.

  3. Chellie Allen says:

    Definitely the best school trip♡♡♡

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