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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 [...]

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

The Great Outdoors

The chief executive of the National Trust, Dame Fiona Reynolds, 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 [...]

2021-01-13T12:59:46+00:00March 6th, 2012|About ATE|

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, [...]

2017-06-03T17:19:44+00:00February 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 [...]

2021-01-11T17:38:43+00:00February 22nd, 2012|About ATE|

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 [...]

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

Monitor Profile: Liam H

This post was originally published in 2012 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 [...]

2021-01-13T15:00:11+00:00February 1st, 2012|Staff Profile|

So what actually is ATE? | Keynotes from Barry

How exciting, I find that I am finally entering the 'blogosphere'. A bit chilly, but I think I might take to it. One of the problems that everyone who is, or has been, involved with ATE Superweeks (or Colony Holidays before them) has is the extreme difficulty one finds [...]

2017-05-27T16:34:23+00:00February 25th, 2011|About ATE|