Winter Olympics? Saffron Walden County High School carry on tradition of ‘legendary’ ski trip

12:22 02 March 2014

All109 students on the final ski morning of a very successful trip.

All109 students on the final ski morning of a very successful trip.

Archant

The Winter Olympics in Sochi caught many an imagination, and for pupils at Saffron Walden County High School a six-day skiing trip continued their own “legend”.

The February half-term school trip has been a keenly-anticipated event in the school calendar, and this year was no exception.

The clamour for places way back in March 2013 culminated in a party of 123 departing from the UK last week for a six-day ski course in the Italian resort of Bormio.

The 109 students enjoyed excellent skiing conditions, great Italian hospitality and of course a range of après ski activities, including ice skating, sauna, pool and steam room and a pizza night.

Party leader Chris Edwards said it was “one of the best ever trips”, adding: “The atmosphere throughout the trip was outstanding and the level of progress made by the student skiers was, once again, jaw-droppingly good.”

0 comments

More news stories

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Stansted Airport

Planes carrying a number of passengers came within 700ft of each other after instructions were given to the wrong aircraft, an inquiry has found.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Casual Father

Of the things that make you feel old, finding a grey hair has to be close to the top of the list.

Friday, July 22, 2016
The M11 will have a 50mph in both directions at Junction 8 for three months

A 50mph speed limit will be in place on the M11 in both directions at junction 8 near Stansted while work is carried out by Highways England repairing an embankment.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Essex Police will be telling the community about their diverse calls today using a twitter take over

Staff at Essex Police are tweeting live today to give the public a sneak peek into life at the heart of the force.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Saffron Walden Reporter e-edition E-edition

Most read stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters: