Family time at Yorkshire Bunkhouse

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The bunkhouse isn’t just a great place for outdoor, youth and school groups. It’s also superb for family and friends getting together and spending quality time in the outdoors. Over the summer I spent some time at the centre with my young children and several other families with young children and had a wonderful time.

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MFL teambuilding at the bunkhouse!

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On Wednesday September 23rd a group of 14 Year 12 and 13 students from French, German, and Spanish travelled to Rosedale, accompanied by Miss Mark, Miss Wilson, Mr Mann, and Mr Heeley. On arrival at Rosedale the activities commenced. Activities included: the wooden skis, marbles, the helium stick, blindfolded jigsaw, juggling, interlinked handcuffs, tie a knot around a chair, and retrieve the bomb from the pool of custard sharks. After a few hours of activities we had a hot chocolate break. Next we went on a scavenger hunt and had to use languages to think of a word for all the letters in LADY LUMLEY’S LANGUAGES.

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Gold DofE assessment

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‘Resilience’ and ‘grit’ are words that are often used by politicians and educationalists to describe the qualities that young people should be equipped with to succeed in an ever changing world. However, real ‘resilience’ and ‘grit’ are qualities that can only ever be properly developed when faced with true challenge and adversity. The Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition certainly does this.

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