BELIEVING, LEARNING AND SHARING TOGETHER: The April Newsletter is now available to view in the News and Events - Newsletter section. We have 2 places available in EYFS - if you are interested in this please contact the school office. Please can I remind parents that holiday leave in term time is not authorised. The approved holiday list for 2023-24 is now available to view in the parent - term dates section of the website.
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Mellor St Mary CE Primary School

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Towerwood 2022

And they are off ..... waved off by their buddies.

Year 5 and Year 6 end of year residential stay at Towerwood Centre.


Please find below details and documents relating to this year's residential trip.


All children need to arrive at school at 8:30am on Friday 24th June.

Please make sure they have packed the appropriate clothing as stated on the kit list and they are able to carry/manage their own luggage. The coach will leave school at 9:15am.


Children will leave Towerwood on Sunday 26th June at 2pm.

They are expected to arrive back at school at 3:15pm. 


If there are any changes to these times a message will be put on the Year 5 and Year 6 What's App groups as well as on the website main page.

Please make sure you check these before setting off to school on Sunday 26th June. 



Tower Wood Kit List - 2022


Many items of clothing are likely to get wet. It is often underestimated how many warm clothes are needed to ensure that the activities are enjoyed, whatever the weather.




  • 3 / 4 complete changes of clothes
  • Old, thick jumpers (fleeces are particularly good)
  • Pairs of old tracksuit bottoms or similar (Jeans are unsuitable for outdoor activities)
  • Thick socks (3/4 pairs)
  • 3 pairs of shoes (1 pair for indoors, e.g. slippers, 1 pair for outdoors, 1 old pair of trainers or water shoes for use on the lake)
  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Swimming costume
  • Underwear   
  • Night clothes
  • Woolly hat and gloves/mittens
  • Toiletries                               
  • 2 Towels
  • Sun hat/cream (summer months)
  • Insect repellent (not aerosols)


Other Items


  • Torch and batteries                                                             
  • Plastic sandwich box
  • Water bottle

This should be large enough to contain sufficient drink for a full day outdoors. We strongly recommend that group members bring a stainless steel (not glass) flask for hot drinks. Remember not to drink straight from the flask to avoid burns – use the cup provided on the top of most flasks.

  • Bin bags for wet clothes (at least 3)
  • Hand Soap (this is only provided in the communal bathrooms)




Any medication needed or mentioned on medical forms


Specialist Equipment: If you have the following bring them with you, otherwise they will be provided:


  • Walking Boots
  • Wetsuit
  • Small Rucksack
  • Wellingtons
  • Waterproof top and trousers

All other specialist equipment will be provided by Tower Wood.


No phones or electrical equipment. No valuables. No aerosols.