• Senior
  • Sport

As the winter winds whispered promises of snowy slopes and exhilarating adventures, 46 pupils from various senior year groups embarked on a thrilling journey to Wagrain, Austria, for a week of skiing escapades over the half-term break.

From beginners to seasoned skiers, every pupil made remarkable progress throughout the week. It was rewarding to witness even the novices conquering red runs by the trip's end, a testament to their dedication and the guidance of our skilled instructors.

But skiing was just the tip of the iceberg. Our itinerary was packed with an array of après-ski activities, ensuring a well-rounded experience for all. Ice skating, tobogganing, and swimming at Wasserwelt added dashes of excitement and laughter to our days. Exploring Wagrain town aboard the ski bus provided a glimpse into the local culture and scenery, leaving us enchanted by its charm.

Of course, no ski trip would be complete without indulging in Austria's culinary delights. Venturing into local restaurants and ski huts, our pupils savored an assortment of traditional dishes, tantalizing their taste buds and enriching their cultural palate.

But beyond the adrenaline rushes and gastronomic delights, Across year groups, friendships blossomed, and bonds were strengthened as they cheered each other on.

None of this would have been possible without the dedication of our six staff members, who sacrificed their holiday time to ensure the success of this trip.

As we bid farewell to the snow-capped peaks of Wagrain, our hearts are brimming with gratitude and anticipation for the next ski adventure. The slopes may fade from view, but the echoes of laughter and the warmth of friendship will remain.

Until we meet again, Wagrain. Auf Wiedersehen!