Little Ducklings Toddler Group 

We are very pleased to announce our new club for children under four, which will be running every week from 13th January 2017. Sessions are on Fridays between 10am and 11.30pm. Bring your little ones to play in the woods, explore nature, sing songs and play games together. Price per child £5, sibling discount available. […]

Path Hill Diploma in Outdoor Leadership 

Path Hill  are very excited to announce the imminent launch of our new Level 2 Diploma course in Bushcraft and Outdoor Leadership. This bespoke one year course is aimed at Year 11 and post 16 students who have found academia difficult. It is open to any students aiming to work in the outdoor industry, whether […]

Young Carers return to Path Hill 

Every year, we are privileged to host one or more Young Carers’ camps at our main site. May Half Term started off the season with the first of three camps, hosting children from South and Vale and West Berkshire for a three-day break. All our Young Carer’s camps are made possible through funding and support […]

Pond Life 

It’s been a long haul, but the renovation of our wildlife pond area is finally nearing completion. Having begun the process at the start of the year, we’ve emptied the pond, changed its shape, fitted it with a new lining, and re-populated it with local plant and animal species. To cap it off, student K. […]

Going for Gold 

A group of students from Theale Primary School struck lucky during their Gold Rush History Day at Path Hill. The Year 6 Students had been studying the Klondike as part of their History curriculum. At one of their weekly enrichment days at our centre, they got to experience the life of a prospector first hand: […]

Ale and Hearty 

Cooking is a regular feature of most one to one programmes here at the centre. Students take turns to cook for themselves, their instructors, and often for the entire team. A little while back, R. surprised all of us with an amazing steak and ale pie that he made from scratch. This was his first […]

Path Hill Does Art 

We’re moving into new fields of interest at Path Hill, thanks to our student B. and his great commitment to art. B. has just completed a six week art project, exploring the styles of Banksy, Pollock, Picasso and others. All the way through his programme, he continued to work on a graffiti style mural in […]

Path Hill Goes Caving 

For the first time ever in Path Hill history, three of our more advanced students went on a caving trip with their instructors. They spent a night and two days in Somerset, putting their expedition and climbing skills to the test. Students T., J. and B. have done us proud with the responsibility and support […]

The Outdoor Gym 

We are continually improving our grounds – our next venture is to build an outdoor gym. The connection between a healthy body and a healthy mind is well known. We are going to have an outdoor space with ‘natural’ exercise equipment so that our students (and staff) can do some keep fit routines every day.

Path Hill passes inspection with flying colours 

Path Hill Outdoors is an affiliate of Learning Outside the Classroom (LOTC). Every two years we are inspected to make sure we come up to standard in our teaching, monitoring and reporting.  LOTC inspectors also look at our Health & Safety procedures and how we safeguard our vulnerable children. In the last two weeks the […]