We are dedicated to engaging young minds with the great outdoors, expanding each pupil's appetite for learning and encouraging curiosity. Our residential trips help to enhance relationships between pupils and their teachers, whilst increasing motivation, self-confidence and engagement. 

Read the 2023 school brochure now!

Find out all the information you need for your school trip here, including activities, itineraries, and more.

 
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Primary Schools

FULL PACKAGES OF ACCOMMODATION, CATERING, AND EXCITING ACTIVITIES 12 MONTHS OF THE YEAR.

Educational school trips provide powerful learning opportunities for children and young people of all ages and abilities.

Benefits:

  • Improve attainment back in school

  • Foster enjoyment of learning

  • Enhance relationships with staff and peers

  • Create opportunities to develop leadership skills

Already booked with us?

Find risk assessments, sample itineraries, kit lists, and more useful information on our Leader Resources page.

I would like to mention the care of the instructors, as we had a child with us who is selectively mute and finds it hard to communicate verbally with others, especially when they are unfamiliar. Your instructor took the time and sensitivity to build up a rapport with this child and he was able to access the activities as any other.

- Turnditch Primary School, Derbyshire

 

Secondary Schools 

Whether you’re looking for a confidence building trip for your year 7’s, or an exam preparation retreat for your year 11’s, Mount Cook has the facilities to create your perfect trip. 

  • Exciting activities with an opportunity for review 

  • Classroom space for exam preparation

  • En-suite accommodation with maximum 4 to a room 

  • Full board catering with hearty meals

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Fantastic Derbyshire location with so much to do!

Our centre is a short drive away from Carsington reservoir, where groups can raft build or canoe whilst taking in the wildlife. We’re also a 5-minute walk from Black Rocks, a famous climbing area where schools can learn new skills on a real rock face. Plus, we’re just up the road from Chatsworth House and Alton Towers, if you wanted to include an excursion within your trip. The options are endless!

 

HISTORY PACKAGES

IMMERSIVE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES FOR KEY STAGE 2 - BRING HISTORY TO LIFE!

From just

£22.00 + VAT

per student

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Roman Invader

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Prehistoric Britain

Viking Explorer

AD 43 -  AD 410

Immerse yourself in this fascinating time period by meeting a Roman solider and learning about how his armour protected him in battle. Practice military drills and learn to shoot a recurve bow to find out what made the Romans successful invaders.

3300 BC - 1200 BC

What was life like for our prehistoric ancestors? We provide your pupils with an immersive experience as a prehistoric tribesman by learning how to make fire using traditional methods, shelter construction, cave painting, archery and bush craft. 

AD 800 - AD 1150

Step into the Viking age! Meet a Viking trader and discover what life was like in the British Isles. Try your hand at leather and woodwork, build a longboat and uncover tools and coins at the archaeological dig.

Each history package includes up to 6.5 hours of KS2 curriculum supplementing activities. 

Available from November to March.

TURN YOUR HISTORY PACKAGE INTO A RESIDENTIAL FOR A LEARNING EXPERIENCE THEY'LL NEVER FORGET!

How do I make a booking? 

If you would like to make a booking or check availability, either fill our the enquiry form below or call 01629 823 702 to speak to one of our friendly sales team.

We can provisionally hold dates for up to 2 weeks for you and will be available to help you with anything you would like to check.

We'll send you a booking form and an invoice to confirm your booking, then introduce you to your trip coordinator. Your coordinator will be on hand to help you with all the details and paperwork up until the point of your trip to make the process as smooth as possible.  

 

What's available throughout the year?

Autumn Term 2

Day Trips
History Packages
Any Length Residential

Spring Term

Day Trips
History Packages
Any Length Residential

Summer Term &
Autumn Term 1

2 Night Residentials
4 Night Residentials
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"Even though there were restrictions due to Covid, our experience at Mount Cook was truly wonderful."
- St Anselms prep school, 2021 

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