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Transition Year Programme

The following programme is specifically tailored to facilitate the transition year activities module for students and their teachers. At B.O.E.T.C.

We have selected our courses to enable T.Y.P. students to develop new skills both personal and technical in an outdoor setting. Throughout the experience the staff at the centre will place equal emphasis on teamwork and on each student identifying their own strengths and weaknesses. By encouraging each participant to overcome challenges the Discovery Programme can reveal hidden talents hitherto unsuspected.


On completion of our 1,2 and 4 day residential programmes we provide all students with an opportunity to evaluate their experience. A short workbook is available to teachers who wish to encourage students to elaborate on the experience gained.

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The following are sample programmes which have been successful to date .We will however gladly work with the co-ordinators to design a package more suitable to your needs.

 ONE-DAY DISCOVERY ( Non-Residential)

9am Arrival
Activities Canoeing, Orienteering
1pm Lunch
Activities Abseiling/ Rock climbing, Archery

N.B Co-ordinators may choose to omit any one or more of these activities to give more time to selected pursuits


Day 1 Day 2
6 pm, Arrival/ Supper 9am , Breakfast
7pm    Initiative Exercises Activities:    Canoeing, Orienteering, Archery, High Ropes
  1pm    Lunch
  Activities    As Morning
  5pm    Depart

*Group is divided into four smaller teams. Each  team participates in two morning and two afternoon activities.


9am        Breakfast

6pm        Arrival Day 2 
7pm        Initiative Exercises  
Day1 Activity     Canoeing
9am       Breakfast Ipm         Lunch
Activity    Rock Climbing/ High Ropes Activity     Hill Walking
1pm       Lunch 5pm        Depart
Activity    Orienteering  
5pm       Dinner  
Activity    Archery / Team Games  

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