This weekend was the first of the year where we had uninterrupted sunshine and it was fabulous. On Saturday all the students travelled to Crantock beach near Newquay to support the local environmental charity Surfers Against Sewage. This charity looks at clearing up and maintaining our beautiful beaches. They focus on reducing litter and sewage at beaches as well as tackling bigger global issues such as toxic waste and climate change. Therefore it was a great charity to support as our boarders across the four houses regularly enjoy beach activities; be it surfing, paddle boarding, building sandcastles or just eating an ice cream in the sun. The boarders spent a few hours picking up litter before enjoying the sunshine and splashing about in the sea.
In the afternoon the sun continued and it was so warm some of the girls set themselves up on the lawn outside the boarding house and read books. In the evening we enjoyed cooking up some BBQ chicken wings and curly fries to share. They were devoured pretty quickly after a long day outside in the fresh Cornish air.
On Sunday the girls had to navigate their way around the clocks changing so brunch was a little sleepy. They soon perked up for the Easter egg hunt in the garden where Miss Hope and I hid a number of crème eggs for them to find. After some real searching they were all found and made a tasty snack before supper.
A really smashing weekend to finish this busy spring term. We look forward to seeing the boarders back on Sunday 23rd of April. A reminder that the house opens at 2pm and we hope they had a great Easter holiday!
Resident House Tutor Malvern