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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We caught up with David our CEO during one of his visits to Head Office and asked him a few questions, so we could get to know him a little better!
Please tell us a little about yourself?
My wife and I live in Oxfordshire and
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
Three generations from one family spent summer 2019 raising funds and vital awareness for Rock UK.
Reece Ball started his Rock UK gap year this month as a trainee instructor. Part of his role is to raise funds to support the
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
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
Over the summer, we welcomed six families to our very first Christian family camp at our beautiful site in the Scottish Borders countryside. Claire Musson, Whithaugh Park’s Customer Relationship Manager, tells us more about