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School Ventures

Welcome to School Ventures!

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CPAS School Ventures are two-night residentials for clusters of CE primary schools that aim to help Year 4/5 pupils investigate the core concepts of the Christian faith, explore their own personal response and, should they wish, connect with a suitable local church children's programme.

In this way, School Ventures help meet some of the more challenging aspects of SIAMS, enhance pupils' RE experience, contribute to CE schools' Christian ethos, draw schools and their local church(es) into closer partnership; and build confidence, resilience and independence amongst pupils, all within the context of a fun and safe residential.

Pupils take part in two outdoor pursuits, plus a variety of games, crafts and challenges. These residentials are massively subsidised, running from a Friday to Sunday at a nearby activity centre, with approx. 10-15 pupils and 1-2 staff from each participating school.

CPAS is a Church of England charity running 100 holidays with 3,000 volunteers for 4,000 children annually, including School Ventures in dioceses across the country.

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Interested in finding out more? Click through the resources below and get in touch.



Phone: 02475 267853


CPAS are a Church of England charity, established in 1836, focusing on recruiting and equipping church leaders; and providing Venture and Falcon holidays for children. We currently run around 100 holidays with 3,000 volunteers for 4,000 children each year. We welcome children aged 8-18 and of all faiths or none. As well as Venture holidays, we also run Falcon holidays which specifically cater for children who face disadvantage in their everyday lives.


School Ventures

What are Falcons?

Falcons provide challenge, excitement, fun and rest for 8-18 year olds.


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