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The Wettest Classroom - 2019

Collaboration between Venturers Trust, Extreme Classrooms, Whole Education and Kunskapsskolan.


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The Wettest Classroom on Earth project will be an inspirational journey, and an outstanding opportunity on offer to upper primary to sixth form students. With mentors in year 12 and 13 also selected to guide and inspire the younger students. 

It is the next exciting Extreme Classroom opportunity open to autistic students. It will give students the opportunity of a life time to sail around Britain, learning precious life skills and experiencing life on the open sea.


Project Itinerary:

Depart from Bristol

Leg 1

25 - 31 May Bristol to Fowey

Leg 2

01 - 07 June Fowey – Portsmouth (Haslar)

Leg 3

08 - 14 June Portsmouth (Haslar) - Ipswich

Leg 4

15 - 21 June Ipswich to Hartlepool

Crew Leave

Leg 5

29 Jun-05 Jul Hartlepool to Peterhead

Leg 6

06 - 12 July Peterhead to Oban

Leg 7

13 - 19 July Oban to Holyhead

Leg 8

20 - 26 July Holyhead to Bristol

27 / 28 July - Bristol Harbour celebrations


Any ports changes will be on the same stretch of coast and communicated.


The Project Explained

Detailed information about the project can be found in the following Information Booklet.



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Project News

July 2018 - Selection Camp

Students completed their initial Selection Camp in Snowdonia National Park in Summer 2018.

To find out about the activities on camp, CLICK HERE to read Simon Cooper's, Governor at Venturers' Academy, account from the week.


2017 Marketing Video

View the initial project proposal below: