We believe that a residential experience is a great opportunity to explore the whole person. We want pupils to develop personal and social skills, to build self esteem and to learn about their environment and themselves. Whether this is through planning your own residential or our full school residential package.
PLANNING YOUR OWN RESIDENTIAL USING US AS YOUR BASE:
Hill House is ideally situated as a base for your residential:
- Easily accessible – 15 mins from M5
- Set in 15 acres of well maintained grounds
- Main House – spacious and comfortable dormitory style bedrooms, ranging from 2-9 single beds in each room. Sleeping capacity 68.
- Annexe – 12 twin bed en-suite rooms, with the first four rooms accommodating a third bed. Sleeping capacity 28.
- Bedding provided
- Self, part or full catering
- Use of all facilities included and Wifi
- 1 free staff place for every 10 pupils, in addition for pupils requiring 1 to 1 support, this staff place is also free.
- Staff live on site and are available 24hrs
Places of Interest:
- Steart Marshes – Wildfowl and Wetland Trust. Accessible via a public footpaths from Hill House http://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/steart-marshes/
- River Parrett
- Quantock Hills- 20mins
- Kilve Beach – geological interest and is a site of special scientific interest. 20mins http://www.quantockhills.com/education/packs/Kilve_pack.pdf
- Blackrock Outdoors Activity – 20mins http://www.blackrockoutdoors.co.uk/
- West Somerset Railway – Minehead 45mins
- Cheddar Gorge & Caves – 45mins http://www.cheddargorge.co.uk/
- Glastonbury Tor – 50mins https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/glastonbury-tor
- Clifton Observatory, Suspension Bridge & Avon Gorge – 55mins https://www.cliftonbridge.org.uk/clifton-observatory
- Bristol Zoo – 60mins http://www.bristolzoo.org.uk/
- SS Great Britain – 60mins http://www.ssgreatbritain.org/your-visit
- At Bristol Science Centre – 1hr 10mins https://www.at-bristol.org.uk/
- Bristol Aquarium – 1hr 10mins http://www.bristolaquarium.co.uk/
- Lyme Regis – 1hr 15mins
- Bath Roman Baths – 1hr 30mins https://www.romanbaths.co.uk/
SCHOOL RESIDENTIAL FULL PACKAGE:
- 2,3,4 or 5 day residentials.
- Sole use of site.
- Free teacher places (1 for every 10 pupils).
- Full programme – Offering a range of activities linked with the curriculum, fun, dynamic and stimulating.
- Assembly – Innovative and interactive look at the Christian Faith.
- Fully catered – Food & Hygiene Rating 5. All home baked on site, nutritious and generous portions.
- Spacious and comfortable bedrooms (single beds only).
- Lounge – For staff to relax in.
- 15 acres of woodland, sports field, lawns, games room, indoor games hall & playground.
- School’s Team live on site and are available 24hrs.
Health & Safety – Is of paramount importance to us, ensuring the safety and wellbeing of teachers and pupils.
- All Hill House staff are DBS checked.
- The School’s Team have received First Aid Training.
- Fire drill is carried out on the day of arrival
- Equipment is checked and renewed regularly.
- The Centre is fully insured and carries full liability insurance.
- Risk Assessments for all activities are available on request.
Sample Programme – Click here
Off-site Activity Day – High Ropes, Low Ropes, Kayaking, Canoeing, Raft & Bridge Building, Caving & Climbing.
These are undertaken by Blackrock Outdoors Limited who are licensed by the Adventure Activities Authority to run Caving, Rock Climbing and Kayaking and are covered by Third Party Liability Insurance to the sum of £5m. www.blackrockoutdoors.co.uk
All instructing staff hold appropriate recognised qualifications and are experienced with all ages and abilities. All necessary equipment is supplied.
Residential Tariffs 2017 – Click here
To find out more call 01278 652289 or make an enquiry click here