Customer Survey Results

Customer Survey Results

Customer Survey Results

100% of customers said outdoor adventure activities are important for children and young people’s mental wellbeing AND outdoor learning should be part of the Covid-19 recovery plan. In May 2021, we surveyed customers who had

School Activity Day Trips are back

After such a challenging 2020 and a second lockdown, it’s wonderful to have our centres back open and able to welcome groups again to our four centres. As restrictions eased and guidance allowed, we started to welcome school

School Day Trip supports Recovery Curriculum

We spoke to Elisabeth at Brooklands Farm Primary School about their recent visit to Frontier Centre in September. The school would normally bring their Year 6s for a three-night residential, but due to Covid-19 the government

Centre Assistant to Chief Executive

The Board of Trustees are delighted to announce the appointment of Malcolm Maclean as Rock UK’s Chief Executive Officer. The appointment was made following the April Board Meeting.   Malcolm is not new to Rock UK and

Trainee Outdoor Instructor Interview

Every year in September we welcome over 20 trainee instructors to our instructor training programme, which combines faith, learning and adventure. Margaret is a 19-year-old from Birmingham, she joined our two-year instructor training

Year 11 Revision Residential

A revision residential can be a great opportunity to focus students, grow confidence and reduce stress. Coming away to our sites for focused revision time can make an enormous difference to students and foster great study skills

School residential aids transition to secondary

For many children the transition from primary school to secondary school can be worrying. The move to secondary school brings a lot of changes – different classrooms and different teachers for each subject, larger buildings

What is the role of a Trustee?

Margaret Wooding Jones is Chair of the Board of Trustees. In this blog Margaret shares more about her role and how our Trustees enable and support the work of the charity. The Board of Trustees can sound like a very official and

Summit Centre wins best activity provider

We are delighted that Summit Centre has won the South East Wales Tourism Award for ‘Best Regional Activity Provider’. The former coal mine has been turned into a unique destination with over 20 different instructed adventure

Could you fundraise for Rock UK this year?

It is through your kindness and generosity, that we see young lives transformed through outdoor adventures. As a not-for-profit charity, fundraising events help to create awareness for Rock UK and to raise vital funds, which means

Outdoor adventure has changed my life

This September, 22 young adults travelled up to Whithaugh Park, in the Scottish Borders, to start a new chapter in their lives – as Trainee Instructors with Rock UK. During their initial three month long induction (September

How the Rock UK Bursary Began…

Since 2013, the Rock UK Bursary Fund has helped over 2,800 children and young people. Richard Sewell, Frontier Centre Director, explains how the bursary began and how the demand has grown to provide outdoor adventure to over 700

Fun and Adventure at Rock UK’s Holiday Clubs

During the summer and Easter school breaks we run holiday clubs for those living close to a Rock UK centre! You see, we really do not like to miss an opportunity to bring outdoor adventure to young people! We have welcomed hundreds