Course Levels: Key Stages 1, 2, 3, 4, GCSE, A/S Level, A Level and A2
This cliff top hostel offers ocean views, sandy beaches and coastal paths. A superb location for seaside activity holidays.
Other local sites of interest include Heatherton Activity Park, Oakwood Theme Park, The Castles of Manorbier, Pembroke and Carew, Tenby and the Dinosaur Park, .
69 beds, arranged in rooms of 2 – 8 beds. Plus two separate apartments, sleeping 4 – 6.
Most rooms have bunk beds and some en suite facilities are available in this futuristic-looking ex Ministry of Defence building. After your day exploring, sit back and enjoy our restaurant, TV lounge and a games room.
We offer a buffet breakfast.
• Packed lunches.
• We know that healthy activities raise healthy appetites. We pride ourselves on our home made dinners and use local seasonal ingredients with all dishes freshly prepared.
All our trips are tailor made to meet the requirements of individual party leaders.
Our centre offers:
• Free planning visit
• Free leader places (1:10)
• Fully risk assessed accommodation and activities
• One large classroom and a small digilab fully equipped with the latest technology
• Teaching aids available: Whiteboard, Over head and Slide Projectors, flip chart, Television and Video
• Wheelchair facilities – assessed to National Accessible Standards
‘TMT’ TAILOR MADE TOURS.
Our ‘Outside the Classroom’ tours reflect the location and the environment of our YHA Hostels – however – we are anxious to emphasise that, within reason, we are able to tailor make the content of your tour to meet your specific requirements. You can balance study with activity and there is always a degree of ‘pick and mix.’
OUR EDUCATION SERVICE.One of our team of experienced and knowledgeable educators is available to visit you school to discuss your requirements. Only when agreement has been reached will your final itinerary be confirmed.
You may, however, consider one of our most popular themes as suggested below:
Examples of some of our themed tours for school groups.
P.E. AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.
Fun and games with Heatherton Sports.
Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, GCSE, A/S Level, A Level/ A2
Students tire themselves out on the Pembrokeshire Coast and learn new skills through a variety of activities such as archery, paintballing, go-karting, pitch and putt and laser clay pigeon shooting. The activities can be tailored to all ages and skill levels
RIVERS AND COAST OF PEMBROEKSHIRE
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Students become detectives as they investigate the common life of rock pools and the ecosystems of sand dunes.
They will see the rock formations of the cliffs and bays from a boat. They follow ‘water from source to the sea’ creating river profiles and researching flow rates as well as studying the varying habitats along the river.
ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT.
Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3
Students go by canoe on an expedition to discover the secret wildlife of the Cilgerran Gorge and then investigate the diversity of the Teifi Marshes.
They explore the National Park Woodland Centre and see the links between people, environmental change and the uses of timber. They can then relax and enjoy Meg and Mot’s environmental puppet show.
Science, Environmental Studies
Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4
Green Shoots offer seven environmental activity modules with each lasting approx half a day and designed to be interactive and fun.
Topics covered include: energy, sustainability, waste, water, food, transport, tourism and waste.