In a wooden camping pod with up to three other pupils. The allocation of pods is at the discretion of the school.
The two bunk beds in each pod have waterproof mattress. Pillows and sleeping bags to be provided by yourselves. More advice on our recommended checklist.
All Suntrap staff are trained in first aid. Supervision of the children is the responsibility of the school. However Suntrap staff are on call throughout the residential (7.00pm – 8.30am off site contact). Please read our Quality and Safety page that provides all our policies and procedures.
Showers and toilet facilities are based in the residential pavilion a stone’s throw from the circle of pods.
There is nowhere to plug them in – don’t forget their hat or scrunchie!
Luggage will be kept in the lockable pods - no midnight feasts as food and drink (excluding water bottles)are not allowed in the pods. We recommend that expensive electronic equipment is not brought but this decision is at the discretion of the school. Suntrap is not liable for loss of property.
If the school has booked the gold eco pod experience there could be another school group of a similar age in the other circle of pods. This will involve sharing all of our facilities.
Suntrap will provide all meals and snacks after lunch on day 1. Please provide a healthy pack lunch for the first meal in a back pack. Don’t forget their water bottle! There’ll be a choice of food and drink provided at mealtimes which will be both healthy and filling. Dietary and food allergy requirements can be catered for. Please ensure that you notify your school for your child's needs.
All the pupils will be encouraged to join in and help with jobs such as washing and drying up, clearing the tables and sweeping the floor and not forgetting keeping their own pods tidy.
We have compiled a recommended checklist.
Please ensure that your school has been notified and provided with the medication. All our Suntrap staff are first aid trained. Visit our Quality and Health procedures and policies for more information.
Most activities are not affected by the weather as long as you are dressed appropriately. Please follow our checklist to cover all seasons. We have a range of indoor facilities and unlike tents our wooden eco pods are heated and waterproof!
We pride ourselves on our inclusive approach to teaching. Our facilities are accessible and we have an all-terrain wheelchair to use in the forest.
Your first point of call will be you school.
Outdoor learning is invaluable and brings life-long memories and skills that they will carry into adulthood. Our activities are cross-curricular and of course fun!
Yes please click here to view the risk assessment.
Please browse on our website for more information and raise any further questions with your school. We look forward to meeting your child!