Final Ski Blog

2015-03-19T11:36:49+00:00February 10th, 2015|

Thursday was a testing day for the students as the cloud crept up the valley and shrouded our resort in thick fog. However, after catching the ski lift up the mountain, the fog was replaced by clear skies and the wonderful feeling and views of skiing above the clouds. Dropping [...]

Snow Buddy does it better – by Gnarly Snowman

2015-02-05T08:40:01+00:00February 4th, 2015|

This year’s school of ski sledglings have been one of the best we have ever had, so it’s all downhill from here!  The top group ventured off to VT (as the cool kids say or Val Thorens to you).  VT is the highest ski resort in Europe, but the group could [...]

‘The Ski Cross Code’

2015-02-04T14:56:44+00:00February 3rd, 2015|

Tomorrow we are going to introduce a new game called ‘The Ski Cross Code’ which includes ‘look right, look left and check your boots again’. This morning we set off with one of the groups and after an hour one of the skiers realised that his boots weren’t very comfortable and [...]

S’now wonder we like skiing

2015-02-03T23:21:09+00:00February 2nd, 2015|

CRASH, BANG WALLOP, what a picture! Today the sun reared its beautiful head over the summit and the students were in awe of the breath-taking scenery; even better, they could see where they were skiing. Although it still didn’t stop a few going in to each other. (You know who you [...]

The Blizzard of Ours (Oz)

2015-02-03T23:22:37+00:00February 1st, 2015|

Where did that Sunday go? It passed in a blur of cloud ‘coz we couldn’t see a thing, which the students coped with well.  Les Menuires is a fabulous resort but unfortunately the kids haven’t seen it yet; we’re still waiting to catch the first glimpse of the mountains. Although we [...]

Practice makes perfect!

2014-12-01T12:44:37+00:00December 1st, 2014|

A trip to the Snowtrax Dry Ski Slope at Matchams took place on Friday 28th November for 18 new recruits to skiing. Everyone did extremely well, gaining confidence for the real thing. It proved a very worthwhile exercise and a good time was had by the group. Please click on the thumbnail to view the album of photographs. [...]

Ski Trip 2015 – First Parents’ Information Evening – Thursday 9th October 7.00 pm

2014-10-08T14:28:03+00:00September 30th, 2014|

All students going on the 2015 Ski Trip to Les Menuires are expected to attend the meeting with at least one parent. Parents should bring: Their child's passport and EHIC for checking Information request form (yellow paper) Educational Visit Information and Consent form (green paper) Please click on this link to view to booklet that will be distributed [...]

Les Menuires Weather and Webcam links

2014-09-26T15:32:14+00:00September 26th, 2014|

The following link takes you to some brilliant webcams in and around Les Menuires. Once loaded, scroll down to the 'La Croisette' webcam; the building next to the tall building on the right, is our hotel the Clubhotel Skilt. http://lesmenuires.com/webcams/ Les Menuires Snow Forecast | Snow Report | by E-mail