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The ATE ‘Curriculum’

We have so many fun ideas and activities up our sleeves that we never run the same week twice, so every Superweek, school week or activity day we run is completely unique. But to give you an idea of what you might get up to with us, do take a read of our 'official curriculum': Foil [...]

2017-05-27T16:33:48+00:00 February 28th, 2013|About ATE|

Carrie S | Staff profile

   This is Carrie! She kindly sent us a picture of her halloween costume - isn't that incredible? We like it a lot. How did you find out about ATE: My dad used to be a Director on Colony Holidays. Colony Holidays was a the predecessor body of ATE, so it's still connected one way or another [...]

2017-05-27T20:44:46+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Staff Profile|

The Great Outdoors

The chief executive of the National Trust, Dame Fiona, gave an interview to the Times this week (March 2012) regarding what she suggests is a nationwide ‘anxiety’ that is causing children to miss out on play and nature. "Children are missing out on the sheer joy and physical and mental well-being of being able to [...]

2017-05-27T18:16:16+00:00 March 6th, 2012|About ATE|

Am G | Staff Profile

Today we're talking to Am about life, the universe and everything so without much furthering of any ado, let's quiz! How did you find out about ATE:  During secondary school a few of my friends started going to ATE over the summer holidays. They’d come back and tell everyone about them. By the time I [...]

2017-05-27T20:46:07+00:00 February 29th, 2012|Staff Profile|

EasyFundraising.org.uk for the Adventure Appeal

Our easy guide to raising money for ATE's Adventure Appeal with Easyfundraising For those of you that don’t know, Easyfundraising is essentially a platform for charitable organisations to receive donations to their causes for FREE. Like most good things it gives away a lot of information in the name, namely that it can offer [...]

2017-06-03T17:19:44+00:00 February 27th, 2012|Adventure Appeal|

Serious fun

Millions of British children are "culture starved" as they have never been to an art gallery, theatre or museum, a study has claimed this week (Feb 2012) on BBC news. The research, commissioned by Visit Birmingham, found four in 10 children had never been to an art gallery, while a quarter of parents had never [...]

2017-05-27T20:15:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2012|About ATE|

Annie F-C | Staff profile

This is Annie. She trained in the Easter of 2011 and was a monitor on the splendidly sugary Chocolate AGM in the summer. Let's find out a bit more about her... How did you find out about ATE?  Through a friend - he is crazy for ATE. It sounded so amazing that I had to give [...]

2017-05-27T20:44:40+00:00 February 11th, 2012|Staff Profile|

Why Volunteer?

Why volunteer as a young adult? James shares some thoughts about what you might gain from volunteering, and what skills you might you be able to take from ATE specifically to help you make your decision: I don’t really like being the bearers of bad news, in fact I think it’s pretty miserable, but it’s difficult to avoid the [...]

2017-05-27T18:15:07+00:00 February 8th, 2012|ATE Staff Training|

Liam H | Staff Profile

This is Liam H. Liam is one of our Monitors and is here to prove that boy types can have just as much fun on a Superweek as the girls!Due to the nature of the work that we do, we tend to appeal more to young women than to young men. There are probably a [...]

2017-05-27T20:44:38+00:00 February 1st, 2012|Staff Profile|

Kirsty F | Staff Profile

  This is Kirsty F! Don't worry, she doesn't dress like a witch all the time, she is in-fact an ATE Monitor who's been working with us for a number of years. We thought we'd ask her a couple of questions to get to know her a little better: How did you find out about [...]

2017-05-27T20:40:54+00:00 January 24th, 2012|Staff Profile|