Month: February 2019

Travel Update…….

Safely arrived at Calais and all successfully through passport control despite the zombie like state of most 🧟‍♀️🧟‍♂️. Booked onto an earlier ferry which should get us to Dover by 6am approx. ETA at school is 10am ish ……. further, more accurate, updates to follow. 🛳 *update*…….. about to get off the ferry…… a calm …

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What a week…

Wow, what a week! I can only echo the comments made by Mr Colman. A fantastic group of students who have done us, the school and most importantly you very proud. The progression has been remarkable, the best I have seen. The main reason for this post, if he approves it (!) is to thank …

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Day 5 …. we came, we saw, we conquered!!

As we sit on the coach on the way home, the general feeling among the staff is one of overwhelming pride. Our students have been a credit to us, to the school and to their families. Their conduct has been exceptional and their skiing progression exemplary. I have been running this trip since 2006 and …

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Presentation Evening

Please enjoy these images of the ski groups receiving their well deserved certificates from their instructors. ……. the “alternative” awards will remain classified information for the ski party only!

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Day 4 ……and there’s no stopping them!!

Incredible progress made by every group today. The CCS staff are extremely proud of how well the students are engaging with each other, with their instructors and this is reflected in their performances on the slopes. Some of the groups have negotiated a black run today! A Fantastic accomplishment for the “beginner plus” groups in …

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Day 3

All teenagers think they are invincible…… yesterday was the day that they realised how tiring skiing is! The fatigue factor had well and truly kicked in with 3 alarm calls required to wake them up!! A stunning day up top! Suncream required (and will be needed for the rest of the week!) The disco was …

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Day 2 – the sun has got his hat on!

A stunning day on the slopes. The beginner groups are progressing really well and are starting to make their way up the mountain. They are linking turns and starting to build up their speed. The intermediate groups are starting to negotiate red runs and are Looking forward to the challenges ahead! The elite group are …

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Day 1 …..done!!

The 6:40am alarm call was certainly a shock to the system for most students this morning, however all made it to breakfast on time and nearly all were awake. The usual carnage of the first morning ski hire unfolded as expected….. one lost glove, one set of wrong boots put on and general low level …

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