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Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 - Final blog

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 - Final blog

Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 12:18 by Gareth Banks

And its goodbye from us ..

Well the week is over and Martin from the Virtual School has arrived in the minibus to pick us up. We have all been awarded our level 1 start yachting award and Kayleigh our senior member has gained her level 2 competent crew award... Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 - Night sailing

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 - Night sailing

Posted: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 11:35 by Gareth Banks

On Day 3 the group planned the night sailing route using sea maps and marking again and also decided to name the sea buoys. We left Chichester at around 10pm and arrived at Portsmouth at around 1:45am. Our young people did absolutely amazing navigating during.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, CiCC, Corporate Parenting

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 4 - Blog 10

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 4 - Blog 10

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 23:55 by Gareth Banks

Our last full day on the Virtual School tall ships trip has certainly been a busy one ... We sailed for over 5 hours learning about ropes and more navigation skills on the way to help towards our awards. As you can see we actually can do quite a few things.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Corporate Parenting, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 4 - Blog 9

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 4 - Blog 9

Posted: Thu, 13 Jul 2017 11:55 by Gareth Banks

Morning all.. Last night we stayed in Lymington which seems go be a very nice but very posh place!

The captain told us to make the most of the luxury mooring so we all had long hot showers and used the free dryers, then charged our phones and made the most.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Corporate Parenting, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 3 - Blog 8

Virtual School Tall Ships Day 3 - Blog 8

Posted: Wed, 12 Jul 2017 17:30 by Gareth Banks

Hello all, well this morning we managed to make our way from the mainland to the Isle of White and back again. Using our planned routes we worked in our port and starboard watches to navigate, helm and look out.

Now we are all out enjoying the inflatables at.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Year 11, Corporate Parenting

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 2 - Blog 4

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 2 - Blog 4

Posted: Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:27 by Gareth Banks

Breakfast chatting

Morning all ... It's breakfast here on the Tall Ships. We are eating and talking, and much to Sam's excitement our chosen topic is how the GCSEs went and what our plans are for 6th form, college and even university! Sam also seems to have.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Corporate Parenting, Year 11

Virtual School Tall Ships 2017 Day 1 - Blog 3

Posted: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 23:00 by Gareth Banks

Hello all, its Dylan here on the Virtual School Tall ships trip ...today the group and I, enjoyed our first day at the tall trips residential, after a 4 hour trip to Portsmouth. We used our teamwork and our thinking to learn new skills such as tying knots,.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Virtual School, Corporate Parenting, Year 11

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - final blog

Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:32 by Gareth Banks

We'll it's all over and here we are at the awards ceremony... There have been 8 individual awards presented and I am very proud to say our fantastic Virtual School students have managed to win 5 of those ! We won the most academically engaged student. Most.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 5

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 5

Posted: Wed, 28 Jun 2017 10:40 by Gareth Banks

So the final day has arrived .. We managed to sleep a bit more last night and now we are back on campus in the Chemistry Labs. Dressed up in our lab coats and goggles we are learning how to take fingerprints and also making plastic out of potatoes ! We will.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 4

Virtual School Year 8 & 9 HE Residential - blog 4

Posted: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 21:18 by Gareth Banks

Tuesday evening and it's disco night here on the Virtual School HE residential. We spent the afternoon learning about the civil war ... More fun than it sounds when you get to make posters and find out about "fake news" 17 century style. Then it was BBQ tea.. Read More »

Tags: Trips, Education, Corporate Parenting, Virtual School, University