Sarah joined Rock UK on our Instructor Training Programme. After completing four years on the programme, she then became the Lead Instructor at Whithaugh Park in the Scottish Borders.
“I grew up in the Lake District
Lewis is a Rock UK Instructor at the Carroty Wood outdoor adventure centre in Kent.
He joined our Instructor Training Program (ITP) in 2018 and completed his first year before the COVID pandemic hit.
When our centres re-opened,
Olivia ‘Livs’ joined the Instructor Training Programme (ITP) in September 2021 and is based at the Frontier Centre in Northamptonshire.
“The first three months of our ITP was spent training at the Whithaugh Park site
The challenge to choose a school residential trip provider
There are a multitude of organisations in the UK and abroad that offer some form of outdoor adventure, so what are some of the things that form your search criteria
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
We believe that everyone deserves to let their hair down and have some outdoor adventure fun, no matter their age. If you feel like it might be time for you to embark on your very own outdoor adventure, we have a number of excellent
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