We would like to make you aware of a unique opportunity for your child to improve their attainment, build their skills; boost their confidence; meet new people; get to know other members of their year group better and improve their team working skills.
By participating in this residential experience along with their year group, your child will feel ready to take on future challenges, including the next chapter of their school career in the Junior and Senior Phase. In addition, when your child starts looking for a job or applying to college or university, Outward Bound looks great on any C.V. or application.
This is a fantastic opportunity for all pupils to be involved in a potentially life changing experience. We have already invested time with Outward Bound by taking a number of groups away in the past 4 years. The testimony of those pupils and the change we have witnessed in their self-esteem and interpersonal skills have convinced us of the benefits of this experience.
We have the week available 14th -18th March 2022 for 48 pupils. This would allow S1/2 pupils to experience a week of activities.
The normal cost of this residential tip would be around £490 but we have worked hard with Outward Bound to secure sponsorship bringing the cost down to £280 per student which is inclusive of all meals and equipment. A cheque for a £100 (non-refundable deposit) should accompany the initial permission slip by Friday 3rd December 2021 with a payment of £100 required by the 4th February 2022, and a further £80 by 4th March 2022. If you would like your child to be involved but the cost or payment dates make things difficult, please contact Mrs MacLennan or their Guidance Teacher at the school on 01463 667800.
Please ask your child to collect an initial information & permission letter from Mrs MacLennan’s office as soon as possible.