School residential aids transition to secondary

School residential aids transition to secondary

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 nearly 4000 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

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

Christian family break in Scottish Borders

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

David Locke

2.10.2019 We are pleased to announce the appointment of David Locke as our new Chief Executive. David Locke takes over from John Heasman who left Rock UK and joined CCT Conference Centres earlier in the summer. David joins us

Meet Carroty Wood’s New Centre Director

Linden’s first week at Rock UK was a whirlwind of outdoor adventure with our Senior Leadership Team. Activities included a 10-mile trek, sleeping under the stars in a one-man tent and an evening of entertainment around the campfire

A volunteer’s insight into Spree Central

Spree Central is an annual summer event hosted at Frontier Centre and run in partnership with Urban Saints.  We welcomed around 700 adults, teenagers and children onto the site to enjoy a weekend packed full of adventure, activities

Frontier Centre hosts maths challenge

The Peterborough Diocese Education Trust is a multi-academy trust of 30 schools across Northamptonshire and Rutland. The academies come together each year to host a maths enrichment event for year 5 pupils across the trust. The

Adventurous fun at Spree in the Borders

We love to work in partnership with youth and children’s organisations across the country to transform young lives through outdoor adventure. Working in partnership with Urban Saints, we welcomed over 200 children, young people

What do pupils learn on an outdoor residential?

We’ve summarised the top skills our young visitors learn during an outdoor residential – whether that’s an action-packed week away for Year 6 pupils or an overnight or day visit for younger pupils. Across our four adventure