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Whitstable Junior School

Whitstable Junior School

Learning today for life tomorrow

Year 4 Residential Trip

In Year 4 the children have an opportunity to go on a residential trip. The trip is usually at the end of May. The trip is to an outdoor activities centre where the children take part in some exciting activities.

About Swattenden Centre

Swattenden is an outdoor learning centre set in 27 acres of beautiful Kent Countryside in Cranbrook.

The centre has excellent equipment and facilities, and a team of caring, friendly and qualified outdoor professionals who make learning new skills and developing new found confidence an enjoyable and fulfilling experience.



The centre piece of the Swattenden site is a grand white mansion with high ceilings and large dormitory accommodation, games room with table tennis, pool and board games

The Mansion can sleep a total of 85 guests.


There are simply loads of activities. We don't get to do them all and find out nearer the time, but below are some of the choices we have. To see a full list click on the link below.


Climbing Wall

Leap of Faith

Mountain Bikes


Raft Building.