Tall Ships Challenge
On Monday 11 July, for the first time, Jack Hunt School will be participating in the Tall Ships Challenge along with students and staff from Voyager School and Ormiston Bushfield Academy. The event is organised by Cross Key Homes in conjunction with Tall Ships Youth Trust and will be going on a voyage along the Solent, off the south coast, from July 11 to July 15.
Through this unique sailing experience, the trust introduces young people to life in a small maritime community, living in close proximity to others, sharing facilities, carrying out vessel’s routines and learning as a team to sail the Challengers and live onboard. This form of adventure training offers a wealth of opportunity for personal development by providing:
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We will be updating the world on our progress through our own Blog below with updates to our Official Facebook Page and Twitter, as well as through the Tall Ships blog.
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- 15/07/16This was an amazing day! First we had a half hour lie in and got up at the glorious time of 8am however some of the lads needed a little assistance getting up so it was time…time to bring out the Crazy Frog. After they had got up we had breakfast of bacon in a roll after the oven had smashed to pi...Read Full Story
Day 3 Blog – The Too Tired to Type (Mr Davison & Miss Hinch)Breakfast was a gourmet setting of the finest rolled oats and honeyed flakes accompanied by a luxurious silken yoghurt (Weetabix and yoghurt). With breakfast stowed the team came above decks to all pitch in to finish off the setting up of the boat ready for the next leg of our voyage. Before we hi...Read Full Story
Blog Day 2 – Gareth’s Watch (Team 2 Special)Watch leader Georgia took it upon herself to wake up the boys with two baking trays (Josh and Aroon) after an ‘interesting’ night sleep! We then had breakfast which was scrambled egg and crumpets made by Team 2 Special… it was very tasty with Olivia’s eggscellent cookery skills she learned in year...Read Full Story
Day 1- Georgia’s watch (J Man and the J Manets)On Monday 11 July, for the first time, Jack Hunt School will be participating in the Tall Ships Challenge along with students and staff from Voyager School and Ormiston Bushfield Academy. The event is organised by Cross Key Homes in conjunction with Tall Ships Youth Trust an...Read Full Story