New Residential Packages for schools

Hill End has have been providing quality residential experiences for children of all ages for decades and we strongly believe in the positive outcomes for students – for their learning, confidence and life skills.

We also understand that it is often difficult for schools to find time to arrange these trips and all the activities that go with them. We are pleased to offer two new tailor-made packages that take the stress out of planning a school residential:

Citizen Science and The great outdoor escape @ Hill End

Citizen Science Residential

A science-based package ideal for primary and secondary students, developed in partnership with the University of Oxford at Wytham Woods. Leave electronic devices behind and connect with nature in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside!

What will we learn?

Choose from a specially selected menu of activities to best suit your students, tailored for their abilities and age range. From curriculum-linked ecological surveying in the University’s woodland ‘laboratory with leaves’, to fun team-building and campfire activities that will  create lasting memories. The wildlife we will discover depends on the season, and the activities will allow students to contribute their findings to real scientific research. This package is most suitable for students in KS2, KS3 or KS4.

Each booking will receive a tailor-made programme – to view the full menu of activities on offer download the flyer here.

What’s included?

Activities at Hill End and Wytham Woods led by our staff on either a Monday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Friday. Accommodation in a private dormitory, parking, resource packs, BBQ and campfire facilities. Choose the catered option for a convenient ‘all inclusive’ experience.

The accommodation for this package is normally the North Dormitory which sleeps 28 in total. View details on our facilities pages here.

Costs

Two options based on 28 persons (students and teaching staff), half week:

fully catered at £4,200 -£150 per person

self-catered at £2,800 – £100 per person

Booking

This package is available in April and May 2019.

Book online today on our booking page.

The great outdoor escape @ Hill End

Is your school looking to celebrate the end of a term, an exam period, or just planning a getaway into the great outdoors? The great outdoor escape is an exciting new 1 night residential package to allow students to reconnect with nature in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside.

What will we do?

Perfect as a first sleepover experience, you will stay in an historic timber dormitory with BBQ and campfire facilities. Chose from a range of activities led by our tutors such as forest school den-building and woodland crafts, stargazing, sensory walks in the woods, or exploring our diverse wildlife as habitat explorers . Relax in the evening with hot chocolate and toasted marshmallows. This package is most suitable for students in KS1, KS2 and KS3.

The accommodation for this package is normally the High Dormitory which sleeps 46 (including 8 staff beds). View details on our facilities pages here.

Each booking will receive a tailor-made programme – to view the full menu of activities on offer download the flyer here.

Costs

£40 pp includes all meals (dinner, breakfast and lunch), drinks and tutor-led sessions in the evening and morning.

Self-led bookings are also available at £30 pp

Booking

This package is available in May-Sept, Mon-Thurs nights.

Book online today on our booking page.

Have any questions?

For more details about any of these packages please contact us.

Photo credits: Ian Wallman