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Just ‘Frogging’ Around

The 'Fire Pond' in our grounds is a historical relic kept from the times when the house did not have access to running water! This was the source from which water could be drawn from in case of any fires. Nowadays, our instructing staff use the pond to take groups for team building and problem solving activities during their visits to us. Recently we had sprung a leak and was in desperate need of repair. To our surprise, when our development staff began this work, they discovered the pond was Read the rest of this article

October half term activity day

October Half Term Activity Day
Thursday 30th October.
9 am –  4 pm
Cost £20.15
This would be a great way to spend a day of your school holiday week.
Come and use our ropes courses, zip wire, climbing wall and lots of other exciting activities.
Please contact White Hall Centre for more information and to book.
Tel no: 01298 23260 Email: white.hall@derbyshire.gov.uk Read the rest of this article

What makes a ‘Brilliant Residential’?

This report is well worth a read and the findings support the work that White Hall Outdoor Education Centre and schools are doing.

Learning Away is a five-year action research initiative, supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. It is working with a group of sixty schools to test the concept of a ‘Brilliant Residential’ – seeking to define and demonstrate the positive impact that high-quality residential learning can have for students and teachers, and engage increasing numbers of primary Read the rest of this article

What makes a ‘Brilliant Residential’?

This report is well worth a read and the findings support the work that White Hall Outdoor Education Centre and schools are doing.

Learning Away is a five-year action research initiative, supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. It is working with a group of sixty schools to test the concept of a ‘Brilliant Residential’ – seeking to define and demonstrate the positive impact that high-quality residential learning can have for students and teachers, and engage increasing numbers of primary Read the rest of this article