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Forest Hill School's Outdoor Centre (Aber)
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GrahamAgnew


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22-12-2011 11:57 AM

Those of you who attended Forest Hill School will almost certainly remember your visit to Aberllefenni, the school`s residential centre tucked away in the mountains of central Wales. Aber no longer belongs to the school but is now part of a locally based charity called Widehorizons, which looks after a number of residential centres traditionally used by students from South East London. Widehorizons is a charity focussed on the delivery of inspirational, high-quality outdoor learning experiences to children and young people.

Aber (or Bryn Coedwig, which means Forest Hill in Welsh) is in desperate need of some attention. The building is showing signs of fatigue and many, many years of wear and tear. Unless we do something now, the future of adventurous experiences for Forest Hill children at Aber will be under threat.

As Vice-Chair of Widehorizons and ex-Headteacher of Forest Hill School, I, along with former Head Peter Walsh, have formed the Aber Action Team to help bring the centre back to its former glories so that children can experience their adventure learning in a centre with good, quality accommodation and facilities.

We intend to spend a week at the centre from the 27th February 2012, painting, decorating and completing minor repairs. We have estimated that we need around £15,000 to fund our plans.

If you can help, donate now to ensure that thousands of children will get the adventure and outdoor learning opportunities in their lives that they deserve. For those that would like to jog their memories of Aber, there are some photos on the donation page too.

All donors will be kept up to date with the progress of the project and, of course, you'd be most welcome to visit!

Thank you in anticipation.

Peter Walsh
Graham Agnew (previous Headteachers of the school)

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