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    Teaching in year six? Choose a school residential trip designed around your needs.

    Year six residential school trip

    Year 6 primary school residential trip

    For Year 6 students a longer school residential trip is ideal.  Create a bespoke residential trip to develop independence, team-working and resilience. It’s perfect at any time of year.

    Our Year 6 residential trips offer something different from most adventure companies. Rather than rushing children from activity to activity, we know they need time to enjoy their experience. Our year 6 students go home talking of singing around the campfire, enjoying nature and bonding with their classmates.

    Our award-winning school trips provide you with time spent in nature away from screens and technology. It’s a chance to bond and work together. Being outdoors is a great boost for their mental and physical health.

    “A fabulously engaging and inspiring visit for our children who would not get to experience these activities elsewhere.” Kings Oak Primary School

    Enjoy the benefits of a Wildchild adventure trip:

    • One to four-night options that give you flexibility and choice
    • Two easy to reach locations close to the M25
    • Professional instructors to lead all your activities
    • Year-round indoor or tented accommodation
    • A family-run business that treats each school as their special guests

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    A typical day on your Year 6 trip


    Wild Survivor Bushcraft
    Survival skills
    Shelter building
    Team Bow-drill
    Camp-fire cooking



    High Ropes


    Camp Games

    Table Tennis
    Giant Games

    Evening Games
    Cresta Run Toboggans
    Human Cluedo

    Wildchild's Got Talent Campfire
    Hot Chocolate & biscuits

    De Havilland Primary School– The perfect end-of-year celebration for year 6 pupils

    De Havilland Primary discovered Wildchild after their usual trip provider couldn’t accommodate their large pupil numbers. They loved their trip so much that they’ve booked to come again next year.  Click to read case study

    dehavilland school logoDe Havilland wanted a camping experience but needed it to feel comfortable and secure. Teacher Helen Hayhoe explained, “It was a relaxed, lovely experience. So many of our children had never been away from home before. Wildchild gave them freedom to explore and have fun but it felt very safe. It was good preparation for secondary school.”

    Delivering the year 6 residential trip your students need

    Year six is the perfect time to offer your students a longer residential experience. For many, it’s their first taste of independence and a night away from home.

    Included in every Wildchild adventure:

    • Substantial and nutritious meals that cater to dietary requirements
    • Excellent shower and toilet facilities
    • Evening campfire with hot chocolate and biscuits
    • Dedicated instructors with you every step of the way
    • Indoor or outdoor sleeping facilities
    • A range of adventurous activities
    • Bushcraft survival skills
    • Games and activities to enjoy

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    Our instructors are ready to help

    Relax knowing that our dedicated team of instructors will be with you for the duration of your trip. They run your activities, play games and even help provide evening entertainment around the campfire.

    Every Wildchild instructor has specialised outdoor education training, first aid certification and is DBS checked. Their aim is to give you a stress-free wonderful time away. Watch them build positive relationships with your students.

    “Met our objectives and surpassed them! It gets better every year. We love the instructors, they are awesome role models.” Old Palace Primary School

    Games, Activities and Evening Fun

    There’s no time to be bored on a Wildchild Year 6 adventure! Our trips help your students experience nature with a range of fun, educational activities, fully included in the cost.  We’ve carefully designed them to build those skills you want to see back in the classroom. Watch them develop curiosity, independence, confidence and self-belief.

    Wild Survivor Bushcraft
    Practical survival skills test teamwork and encourage problem-solving skills. Your students will love learning shelter building, water filtration, fire lighting and campfire cooking.  If you stay for two nights or more, you’ll also have time to experience our Wild Explorer games, navigation skills and tracking activities.

    Adventure Activities
    Our outdoor adventures will give them an educational adrenaline hit!

    Choose from:

    • Abseiling
    • Zipwire
    • Archery
    • High ropes
    • Potholing
    • Crate stacking
    • Climbing
    • Kayaking- exclusively for our four-night adventures

    Evening Activities
    On your Year 6 residential trip the fun doesn’t stop when the sun goes down. Our skilled instructors will lead a range of evening activities your students will love. After cresta-run tobogganing, ambush games, bat detection missions or night-time safaris, you know they’ll get a good night’s sleep.

    Camp Games
    You can relax knowing there’s plenty to entertain your students during their free time. Use our table tennis sets, giant board games and multi-sports to provide even the liveliest students with plenty to do.

    Team Building
    We’ve designed our team building and trust games to help year six learners build resilience, solve problems and work together. They’ll leave Wildchild a closely knit team with stronger friendships than ever.

    Evening Campfire
    What year 6 residential trip would be complete without a roaring campfire? Watch our instructors light your fire and enjoy drinking hot chocolate, singing and telling stories. It’s the highlight of the adventure for many students.

    Which activities will you choose for your students? Click here to start planning your trip using our Wildchild Adventure Planner.

    A year 6 school residential trip close to London

    Don’t spend days cooped up on a coach. Our two activity centres are both within easy reach of London. Reduce your journey costs, minimise time spent travelling and create a back to nature trip that’s perfect for your students.

    • Our Hertfordshire centre is just north of Watford, set in 95 acres of meadows and natural woodland. It’s within easy reach of the M1 and M25.
    • Our Surrey centre is set in England’s leafiest county. It’s conveniently located near the M25 in the centre of beautiful forest and woodland.

    Flexible accommodation options

    British weather isn’t allowed to spoil a Wildchild year 6 trip! Both our locations offer indoor accommodation options that will keep you dry and warm all year round. If our popular summer bell tents aren’t for you, choose from glamping pods in Surrey or lodges at our Hertfordshire locations.

    You will enjoy:

    • In Surrey: Warm and dry glamping pods with underfloor heating
    • In Hertfordshire: Cosy woodland lodges to keep the weather away
    • Sheltered outdoor areas and campfire space
    • Indoor eating areas

    Everything's included in the price

    We know you’re looking for a hassle-free trip with no hidden extras. With Wildchild you know that everything is included in the price. You just need to bring a packed lunch for your first day.

    Included in every Wildchild adventure:

    • Substantial and nutritious meals that cater to dietary requirements
    • Excellent shower and toilet facilities
    • Evening campfire with hot chocolate and biscuits
    • Dedicated instructors with you every step of the way
    • Indoor or outdoor sleeping facilities
    • A range of adventurous activities
    • Bushcraft survival skills
    • Games and activities to enjoy

    There’s no time to feel bored. Your year six students will enjoy every minute of their time away. That’s why so many schools return year after year to experience a Wildchild adventure.

    To discuss a Wildchild Adventure for your primary school, click here or call us on 0845 3717099 now.

    • "Our children thoroughly enjoyed the variety of activities, which were run by fun-loving team members, who ensured all children were encouraged and safe. We, as a school, would recommend a visit by any school – we were so impressed we have booked again."
      De Havilland Primary School

    • "Our Year 3 pupils enjoyed a wonderful residential trip, thanks to Wildchild’s dedicated staff running great activities. It was a fantastic outdoor experience for our children, many of whom had never spent a night away from home. An exciting, fun-filled adventure led by a team who we really felt wanted us to get the most out of the experience!"
      Devonshire House Prep School

    • "It was the wholesome, outdoorsy experience these kids desperately need while growing up in London."
      Hugh Myddleton Primary School

    • "We switched to using Wildchild as our Year 4 residential trip recently and have been incredibly impressed with the service offered. Rebooking for this year and next year was a non-negotiable for us! I would not hesitate to recommend them and can’t wait to return!"
      Fairlands Primary School

    • "Wildchild’s ethos matches our own – teamwork, challenge and encouragement to face difficulties."
      Westfield Primary School

    • "Our Year 6 cohort had a fabulous time at Wildchild Adventure in 2019. The children were constantly entertained and challenged by the Wildchild Instructors who were also very dedicated and helpful! All transitions ran smoothly, and we were extremely impressed with the facilities!"
      George Tomlinson Primary School

    • "Kids loved it and we are returning next year. Fantastic outdoor experience and different from PGL."
      Allfarthing Primary School