Ward Jackson Church of England Primary School

"All smiles returned"

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Dukeshouse Wood Residential

By taking pupils out of a formal classroom environment and into experiences focused on challenge and adventure, our residential week aims to bond and captivate children. Using the outdoors and a selection of adventurous, challenging and high-adrenaline experiences, we aim to build confidence, give new skills, create a sense of achievement and allow children to gain independence.

Dukeshouse Wood is an established outdoor education centre based in Hexham. To find out more about the centre and their facilities visit the Dukeshouse Wood website.

Activities include:

3G Swing

High Ropes

Abseiling

Bush Craft

Jacob’s Ladder

Aero Ball

Leap of faith

Archery

Fencing

Night line

Laser Tag

Problem Solving

Orienteering

Campfire

Scrapheap Challenge

 

In the past, children have said; 

"Rolling around in the mud and getting messy is so much fun!" - James

"After three years of going I finally made it to the top of the 3G Swing - it was amazing!" - Logen

“I loved the leap of faith because I conquered my fear of heights.” - Danny 

"All the instructors there are amazing." - Brooklyn 

"I love getting the chance to try new things that I wouldn't have the opportunity to try in school." - Natalia