Ski Trip 2017 – Video

Vincent Whalley, a learner at The JCB Academy who took part in the 2017 ski trip has put together this video comprising of his own Go-Pro footage and teachers’ photographs. A big thank you to Vincent.

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Ski Trip – Day 5

Another good day today & I have finally managed to get some action shots of our Snowboarders on the snow park & the day has been rounded off with a lovely evening at a local Pizza restaurant. Tomorrow is our last full day on the slopes before we set off for home at approx 8pm local time. It has been …

Ski Trip – Day 4

Clear blue skies reappeared today & everyone who skied or boarded had probably the best day yet. Witnessing from the side of the slopes with the camera at hand, it is clear to see the progress made by all our learners & staff although as you will see from the photos to be added later, Mr Hughes spent some time …

Ski Trip – Day 3

A cloudy start to day 3 but it brightened up after lunch & everyone was able to enjoy the afternoon sunshine. Once the skis & boards were packed away we took a short drive into Madonna where learners & staff had the opportunity to do some shopping. After dinner a few of the learners & staff went to watch the …

Ski Trip – Day 2

Our first full day has seen us blessed with clear blue skies with all the skiers & snowboarders taking to the slopes for the first time. All have made steady progress & have thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The day ended with an hour of Bum Boarding which was great fun. everyone came through it unscathed, although Miss Newman came close after …

Ski Trip – Day 1

Beautiful scenery as we drive alongside lake Luzern in the Swiss alps enroute to Italy. After leaving The Academy at 12:40pm on Friday we finally arrived at our hotel in Pinzolo at 15:45pm this afternoon. Thankfully we had an incident free trip and with the exception of a couple of learners who were feeling a bit queezy for a short …

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Ski Trip Overview

In February 2017, The JCB Academy are taking 60 learners skiing and snowboarding in Madonna di Campiglio in Italy as part of an annual skiing activity. We will be staying in the Hotel Villa Fosine in Pinzolo at the foot of the fabulous Dolomites. We will be producing a daily blog to keep you informed of the visit.