Y7 & Y8 residential trip West Runton – reduced rate

June 2022

Dear Parent/Carer

Year 7 and 8 residential trip reduced rate

The Geography department is running a residential trip for year 7 and 8 students to The Kingswood Centre in West Runton, Norfolk. This is an amazing opportunity for your child to investigate coastal environments that will further their understanding of the topics taught in year 8 up to GCSE. It also has a number of team building activities that will develop social and physical skills of students. Please note there are only 4 spaces available for this trip. The trip will run from Monday 11th – Wednesday 13th July.

Accommodation will be at the Kingswood Centre, West Runton, and students will be sharing dormitories with approximately 4 to 6 other students of the same gender. The trip is inclusive of the 2 breakfasts, lunches, and dinners, activities and transport, however your child may wish to bring some spending money and food for the journey.

We are offering this trip at a reduced rate to Pupil Premium students for just £45, this can be paid and consented through your ParentPay account. If you prefer to pay by instalments please contact the Finance Office to arrange this or alternatively email bernadette.burnage@mybiddenham.com. To confirm a space please pay your £45 non refundable deposit via ParentPay. Spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

The trip will become available on ParentPay on Wednesday 29th June at 8am. Please find below further information and packing list for the trip.

Please do not hesitate to contact me via email mary-ann.browne@mybiddenham.com with any questions you may have.

Kind regards

Mary Ann Browne

Lead KS3 Geography

Lead Teacher of Project Based Learning

Activities whilst staying at the Kingswood Centre in West Runton.

We will be taking part in a number of activities. The itinerary is not yet finalised, but here is a list

of possible activities that might be included.


Obstacle Challenge

Jacob’s Ladder

Crate Stack

Shelter Build

Explore Coasts

Night Walk