Y6 girls excitedly boarded the coach for Blists Hill, Iron Bridge, Shropshire. We were particularly pleased with the perfect weather for our trip; blue sky and sunshine.
Unfortunately it was not long before the weather conditions changed dramatically; but even the persistently heavy rainfall could not dampen the spirit of Inglefield House girls. They explored the recreated Victorian town with great enthusiasm and learnt much about life in the Victorian age. The highlight of this visit was the fairground and all its attractions.
By mid afternoon we had continued on to Manor Adventure; driving through the entrance gates, caused huge screams of delight from the girls! Inglefield House had arrived! Our programme of activities was full and challenging; every girl participating in canoeing and kayaking, climbing, caving, high ropes, survival, archery and a very muddy assault course. Once again the girl’s enthusiasm was outstanding. The instructors commented on them being a “fantastic group of girls to work with.” Team work, encouragement of peers, strengthening friendships, laughter and achieving goals were much in evidence throughout our stay.
Sadly all good things must come to an end; 31 happy but exhausted girls were reunited with their parents on Wednesday afternoon.
“I enjoyed getting covered in mud on the assault course.”
“The hail and rain made our survival session more of a challenge.”
“Capsizing out of our kayaks was a lot of fun.”
“Conquering my fear at High Ropes was the best thing for me at Manor Adventure.”
All agreed that this had been a very successful Y6 trip.