Getaway Saturday @ Scarborough

Ahead of us lied a full day of activities and adventure in Scarborough when we met up at Leeds Bus Station. The two hours bus ride was absolutely worth it as our aim was to take a bath in the sea. As the water was quite cold, we changed our…

Explorer Friday @ Kirkstall Abbey

Kirkstall Abbey, a Cistercian monastery that lies in ruins is always worth a visit. As it’s a great location for photos, we decided to take on a photo challenge and the results were simply amazing. Kirkstall Abbey park was also ideal to have…

Explorer Friday @ Golden Acre Park

We escaped from hectic Leeds city centre to one of Leeds’s more hidden gems: Golden Acre Park. This park is known for its circular lakeside walk and popular tea room. We also did not miss the opportunity to feed ducks, enjoy the sunshine and…

Getaway Sunday @ Alton Towers

This year’s summer special was our trip to Alton Towers, a thrilling theme park in Staffordshire.The park has got ten exciting roller coasters and loads of other fun attractions. It was a perfect sunny day and escape from the daily routine.…

Explorer Friday @ The Royal Armouries Museum

We did not miss exploring arms and suits of armour from across the world and throughout time. Most of our students were fascinated by the vast collection of firearms and were captured by the interesting warfare talk of one of the Royal Armouries…

Explorer Friday @ Emerald Headingley Stadium

We experienced an unforgettable rugby match at Emerald Headingley Stadium. Although it was just a draw in the end, we enjoyed the atmosphere and the unexpected landing of paratroopers. Another highlight was definitely the photo with Ronnie…

Explorer Friday @ White Rose Shopping Centre

We planned to shop till we dropped when we decided to head to the White Rose Shopping Centre with over 120 exciting shops. Some students came back with lots of bags, others just window shopped, but all of the shoppers agreed that they would…

Exploring the Leeds Owl Trail

Did you know that Leeds’ symbol as well as our school’s symbol is the owl? This is why it was a great experience to visit some of the 25 locations across Leeds City Centre marked on the official Leeds Owl Trail map to spot some unique…

Explorer Friday @ Roundhay Park

Roundhay Park is one of the most popular parks in Leeds. So we decided to take a stroll around its big lake, feed the swans, play football and simply enjoy nature’s beauty. It was a great afternoon and start to the weekend.

Exploring the Leeds Welcome Art Trail

This public art trail begins at Leeds Train Station and takes you through the city centre, past traditional and unusual art. So last Friday we decided to give it a go. We saw the work of local artists, sculptors and illustrators and were…