Kingswood Staffordshire Centre Residential
Barn Lane, Nr Albrighton, WV7 3AW
MONTHS OPENJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
What we offer
Young people feel instantly at home here at the original Kingswood centre. Purpose-built for school groups, students benefit from first-class study and adventure facilities in an idyllic location overlooking the picturesque beauty of the Wrekin and Clee Hills.
Less than 10 minutes from the M54.
With stimulating environments, state of the-art facilities and highly qualified instructors, we can work with you to go beyond classroom teaching and textbook theory. Accelerated learning by doing and the ultimate adventure activity experience; a chance to enhance education, put theory into practice and encourage independence, self-awareness and teamwork every day.
Our educationally rich modules and sessions are designed to complement current curricula and exam criteria and provide a stimulating learning opportunity outside the classroom for maximum academic benefit. Young people are equipped with the knowledge, key values and important PLTS skills to encourage them to think for themselves and adapt what they learn; to analyse problems and find solutions at every turn; to embrace challenges with enthusiasm and adopt a positive mental attitude to life and change.
Benefits gained are immense, from the development of a healthy self-awareness and empathy for others and their environment, to an increase in concentration and to a greater level of respect for those - both teachers and peers alike - who have shared the same journey.
With all programmes tailored to help you meet your objectives, and unlimited help and guidance available every step of the way, at Kingswood we can provide that perfect blend of excitement, creative learning and adventure to meet your needs and requirements.
What makes us a great choice?
Dorms sleep 6-12 children and are close to teacher rooms and night lounges, enabling easy teacher supervision.
A range of activities including quad biking and power climb to increase self-confidence and promote leadership skills.
Purpose-built facilities make this perfect for school groups.
Completely refurbished ICT labs and study areas to enhance the learning experience.
Accreditation and Awards
Quality Badge awarded by Council for Learning Outside the Classroom
British Activity Providers Association
Association of Language Travel Organizations
British Educational Travel Association
Adventure Activities Licensing Authority
Institute for Outdoor Learning
Group Sizes Catered For
Materials, Resources & Information Provided
Welcome Guides, Teacher Pre-Visit Packs, Launching to parents and our latest offers are available on our Website.
Photography, Filming & Audio Restrictions
Please speak to our team regarding any photographic or AV requirements.
Risk Assessment Details
For information about booking and risk assessments please view our health and safety page at http://www.kingswood.co.uk/why-kingswood/health-safety
All our programs are tailor made to suit each schools individual needs. For more information or a personalised quote, please call us on 0800 655 6564.
All requirements for your trip are explained in the pre-visit packs.
First Aid Information
There is always a fully qualified first aider on site for any medical emergencies.
This compact centre is particularly ideal for younger students and with all the facilities within easy reach of the main buildings, makes close teacher supervision easier. This ease is furthered by the close proximity of night lounges, situated at the end of each pupil dormitory corridor. All teacher rooms are close to pupil dormitories and contain en-suite bathrooms. Young pupils are kept safe and secure with boundary fencing and security gates around the centre.
Even though Staffordshire is more compact than our other centres, it still has a fantastic range of adventure activities to keep pupils smiling. Come rain or shine there's always a raft of activities from team building pursuits like Team Challenge and Indoor Initiatives, to high-adrenaline adventures in the outdoor activity park, such as Zipwire and Quad Biking.
The cluster of modern buildings houses completely refurbished ICT labs and facilities that meet the demands of our programmes combining cross-curricular subject areas in ICT, Science and Environmental including Citizenship and PHSE.
Accessibility & Disabled Facilities
Please get in touch as this is assessed on a case by case basis, please call us on 0800 655 6564.
Opening Hours & Information
Centres are open 7 days a week all year round.
The complete package is perfect for us. The visit has become an integral part of our Year 4 programme, and we look forward to many more years to come! - Oakthorpe Primary School
Key travel times by road: Wolverhampton: 30min, Birmingham: 1hr, Derby: 1hr 30min, Stoke-on-Trent: 1hr 30min, Leicester: 2hrs, Liverpool: 2hrs, Manchester: 2hrs, Bristol: 2hr 30min, Cardiff: 3hrs, London: 4hrs