Year 6 Residential March 2016

The trip to Rhos y Gwaliau, based in Bala, North Wales, is an activity based week and the centre staff are all fully qualified and experienced in providing these exciting activities.

The aim is to give the children experiences and opportunities to develop physically, personally and socially. They also learn team building skills and experience ‘once in a lifetime’ activities.

Rhos y Gwaliau is a stimulating base for outdoor education and can be visited all year round. It has all the mod cons e.g. hot showers, central heating, drying room, good food, comfortable dormitories and common room for relaxation after a hard day.  Children and young people from many establishments can visit from Year 5 and upwards. The centre can take up to 40 pupils with their teachers.

The centre is equipped with personal resources including boots, waterproofs and rucksacks. Modern specialist equipment is provided for: canoeing, kayaking, sailing, mountain walking, rock climbing, orienteering, mine exploration, gorge walking, problem solving and camping. A classroom houses a range of field study equipment for geographical, biological and environmental studies.

The centre has its own minibuses. Coaches are arranged to take the children from school to Rhos y Gwaliau on Sunday 6th March and to return on Saturday 12th March 2016.

 All the activities will take place in a safe, caring and supportive atmosphere. The children are expected to take a small part in sharing domestic duties e.g. clearing tables.

 You can find out more by accessing the website

  1. Application form GPMT - individuals Dec 2013
  2. Initial Letter to parents sept 2015
  3. Offsite Consent Form Rhos y Gwaliau 06.03.16