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Testimonials

Julie Lamb

Visiting Delaware was a fantastic experience for all our staff and children. There was a huge range of activities to challenge our children and so many opportunities to raise their self-esteem, develop their independence and improve their problem solving skills.

Julie Lamb Headteacher Troon School

Ian Bruce

Having used Cornwall Outdoors for the last 23 years I can say, with confidence, that the quality has always been good but still continues to improve.

Ian Bruce Headteacher Rosemellin School

Tim Rice

As soon as we advertise one of Cornwall Outdoors Residentials we are immediately oversubscribed. That speaks volumes for Cornwall Outdoors!

Tim Rice Teacher at Rosemellin School

Penny Shilston

Cornwall Outdoors provides our teachers with the confidence to encourage children to enjoy Outdoor Learning.

Penny Shilston Headteacher Archbishop Benson CE Primary School

Helen Collinge

Cornwall Outdoors offers safe, exciting opportunities that are excellent value for money. I really recommend them.

Helen Collinge Headteacher Treleigh Community Primary School

Gary Wheildon

I hope you don’t mind me clogging up your inbox but I just wanted to say a quick thanks to you and Paul for the weekend. I’ve been on loads of training events over the years, some good and some not so good, but this one stands out as excellent in every aspect. Aside from the highly enjoyable and relevant course content, the delivery was outstanding. As a teacher I’m always keen to pick up on new techniques to apply to my own practice. I have come away from the weekend buzzing about a new set of skills to use and develop, but also with a fresh perspective on my own teaching style thanks to you and Paul.

It really was excellent and shouldn’t go without mention.

Gary Wheildon Senior Tutor for Sport St Austell College

Mark Lees

When you leave Cornwall to work in another authority and want to do some Outdoor Education it is then that you realise “What a Jewel in the Crown” to schools Cornwall Outdoors really is.

Mark Lees Headteacher Threemilestone School

James Brown

Cornwall Outdoors is always willing and able to tailor the experiences to meet the needs of the school.

Vanessa Bragg

Having used Cornwall Outdoors for 20 years I can say that I have never been disappointed. I do have total trust and confidence in the service that Cornwall Outdoors provides. Nothing is too much trouble.

Carol Wint

For residential visits Cornwall Outdoors has thought of everything!

Nicki Finn

Cornwall Outdoors provides our children with a range of memorable experiences, delivered by well qualified and friendly staff in a risk assessed environment. We know it is these experiences that our children will take away with them and remember forever.

Karen Brokenshire

The strength of Cornwall Outdoors is that it offers a flexible and personalised response to meet the needs of the school.

Trenance Learning Academy

“A brilliant day. The school grounds setting was perfect” - “I loved this training day. It has reignited the fire! Great cross curricular links”

Otterham CP School

"Excellent activities and fun hands on learning”

St. Uny C of E Primary School

“All the minimal equipment activities were very useful to get the children talking and listening – excellent day, thank you so much” - “Finding clay nest and making piskie activity had great scope for literacy outdoors”

Jacca St Just Primary School

All the activities were challenging and I learnt lots of new skills.

Tristan St Just Primary School

Roseland Camp is brilliant, excellent and very very fun

Ella St Just Primary School

All the activities were amazingly good fun.

Dan St Just Primary School

I was so delighted, I can’t wait for next year.

Jago St Just Primary School

The best week of the year with the climbing, canoeing and archery. Just can’t wait until next year.

Dominic St Just Primary School

Every single second of the activities were amazing.

 

It was so fantastic I want to come next year.

Charlie St Just Primary School

I love Roseland Camp, it was amazing!

Katie St Just Primary School

It was amazing. The best camp I’ve ever been to!

Lily St Just Primary School

School camp was fantastic especially when I learnt how to turn a corner.

Alex St Just Primary School

Roseland was really epic, I really like archery.

Jessica St Just Primary School

Alex, one of our instructors made us laugh by wearing a pink hat and carrying a giant pencil.

St Erme with Trispen – Roseland

"Staff were great with the younger children giving them an excellent experience"

St Uny - Delaware

"Each year the Delaware experience is even better than the previous year. We had nothing but positive comments from all the children and parents. The new activities in the day room were an excellent way of many children enjoying time in the day room rather than being in the dormitories"

Martin - Torpoint Nursery and Infant School

"Always good for further updates and learning experiences from other first aiders and instructors – eg safe airway position keeping spine aligned"

Assistant Headteacher, East Cornwall

Without Delaware and the other Cornwall Outdoor Centres, small schools such as ours would be unable to offer their pupils such valuable and high quality outdoor centre education.  Enjoy the rest of your summer and keep up the good work. Assistant Headteacher, East Cornwall

A Teacher

By far the best course I have been on.  Very Enjoyable made even better by the instructor who was outstanding! - A Teacher.

Teacher

This was the most useful/interesting course attended, well delivered course both on training and examination. - Teacher.

School Teacher

Fantastic course really enjoyed it.  Paul was a brilliant instructor and really understands the people he is training i.e. needs and confidence etc. Brilliant. - School Teacher.

Mullion CP

Thank you for a brilliant camp.  The children and staff had a memorable experience.  The activities were well organised, enjoyable and safe. - Mullion CP

Indian Queens

The centre staff were helpful and very understanding of the different needs of our children. Indian Queens

St Dennis

Thanks to all the staff for another fantastic camp.  We are always made to feel welcome and both staff and children always have a great time. - St Dennis

Cubert

Super service, super staff.  Would highly recommend centre to others. - Cubert

Bosvigo

Instructors all great with pupils and made our stay really enjoyable. - Bosvigo

Lostwithiel

The staff are welcoming , insightful and passionate and this shines through during the time spent at the centre.  During the two visits I have been involved with, the children have always had an enjoyable and appropriately challenging time. - Lostwithiel

Summercourt Caroline Swann

What fantastic staff at the centre, from the Centre Manager, the instructors, the cook and the cleaner.  A brilliant team that made our stay very special. - Summercourt  - Caroline Swann

Torpoint Comm Phillippa Petford

I think that Pelistry is an awesome campsite -  - Torpoint Comm Phillippa Petford

St Columb Minor

Staff were very welcoming and well organised and once again provided us with a great outdoor education experience - St Columb Minor

Calstock - Elizabeth Congdon

The activities were stretching, the staff pleasant, the food good .  Thank you for a really good camp.  The children's word was PHENOMINAL..  - Calstock - Elizabeth Congdon

St Mary’s CofE Pz

Thoroughly enjoyable, excellent exciting activities, well delivered in a caring, challenging but safe environment.  St Mary’s CofE Pz

Liskeard School

"Coming down to Porthpean is for us one of the best weeks of the school year" - Liskeard School

Mat Mitcheson

Well what can I say other than a massive thank you for all the hard work and effort you put into the residentials, I have been reviewing the presentations and it is clear that it was a resounding success this is down to the hard work and total professionalism of your staff. The Delaware experience for me was breathtakingly brilliant.  The journeys our young people went on were phenomenal, for us at the college the hard work now starts in making sure that the learning is entrenched. -  Mat Mitcheson - Launceston College

Brannel School

I just wanted to drop you a line to formally thank you for a fantastic camp experience.

Whilst all of the activities were individually of huge benefit to our students,  overall I think that our students benefitted most from having the same group of instructors who built an amazing set of supportive relationships with them and encouraged and challenged them to exceed their personal expectations right up to the last minute of the last activity!

On behalf of them all and of the staff who also had a great time - thank you!

Tina Turuelo (Mrs), Brannel School

Penair School

Staff at the centre were friendly and incredibly helpful.  They really enthused our children and clearly enjoyed the work they do.  Thank you. - Roseland 

Roskear School

We are very happy with the facilities, instructors and catering.  Keep up the good work. - Porthpean

Newquay Junior School

The instructors were particulary great, all made the camp extremely fun, enjoyable and safe.  A time to remember.  We look forward to returning again next year. - Porthpean