Author: Gareth Banks

TALL SHIPS 2016; A sunny day

Posted: Fri, 15 Jul 2016 09:11 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by Kayleigh and Ana. Today we went to a saltwater swimming pool that had an inflatable obstacle course on. The water was very cold ... that must be why Sam cheated and hired a wetsuit! We got used to it though.

Then when we were back on... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, GCSE

TALL SHIPS 2016; Day 3

Posted: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 08:53 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by TJ and Sophie.

This morning we sailed from Poole to Swanage. On our arival we changed into shorts as Sam told us it would be sunny, we used the dinghy to get onto the pier and then we got soaked in the rain! We hid in a cafe and then... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Year 11, Virtual School, GCSEs

TALL SHIPS 2016; Day 2

Posted: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:01 by Gareth Banks

Today's blog post is by Ismat, I am here for my second trip as I got picked last year as the senior member. That means I get to come back and help support the younger crew members.

Today we started off with breakfast then we started off sailing from Cowes and... Read More »

Tags: Trips, CiCC, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, GCSE

TALL SHIPS 2016; Day 1

Posted: Tue, 12 Jul 2016 08:46 by Gareth Banks

Hello ... today's blog is by Sophie and Chris. We have both just finished year 11 and are on the Virtual School tall ships trip as a treat after our exams.

Today we travelled from Leicestershire to Portsmouth. After setting onto the boat we set off for Cowes... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, Exams

TALL SHIPS 2016; Woah we're half way there

Posted: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:30 by Gareth Banks

Hi everyone, let's introduce ourselves we are Sophie, TJ, Chris, Ismat, and Ana. We are the 2016 Virtual School tall ships crew !

So far it's all going well .. we arrived in time for the minibus and are now on our way heading down the A34. About an hour to... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Tall Ships, Virtual School, Year 11, Exams