GROW! Their character

Our new GROW! Programme has been specifically designed for secondary schools and focuses on providing students with breakthroughs to boost character development!

Prepare your students for what life brings on an action-packed programme of activities designed to strengthen character! With a range of character-building activities from dawn till dusk, your students will boost their social and emotional skills!


Adventures designed to empower students during their crucial secondary years

  • Aligning with Ofsted’s focus on CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT, these dynamic experiences foster positive character traits, guide motivation and conduct, and prepare students for success!
  • A handpicked PGL Groupie, meticulously selected to ensure an age-tailored, personalised, and exceptional adventure for all.
  • Totally tailored delivery for secondary students, with adventure activities exclusively chosen to cultivate character and unleash potential!


What breakthroughs will your students make?

From supporting and encouraging one another whilst 10 metres high on the Abseil tower, building resilience during Stand Up Paddleboarding (falling in the water more like!) or overcoming fears on the Zip Wire - each activity has been chosen for it's super character-building powers!

Our GROW! adventures focus on sparking breakthroughs in:

  • BOOSTING INDEPENDENCE through problem solving and managing self-motivation
  • BUILDING RESILIENCE so students can keep themselves mentally healthy
  • GROW CONFIDENCE and take new-found leadership skills back to the classroom
  • ENCOURAGE EMPATHY and an understanding that difference is a positive
  • FOSTER CURIOSITY by making learning more enjoyable and rewarding


What they’ll get

  • 3-5 day relationship-building experiences
  • 5 adventure sessions from morning to night
  • Sessions tailored towards age, ability and learning outcomes
  • Chill-out zones to spend free time bonding as a group
  • 3 delicious, nutritious meals per day



Why book with PGL?

GROW! at 15 locations across the UK

Barton Hall, South Devon

Located just outside Torquay.

Bawdsey Manor, Suffolk

A coastal centre near Woodbridge.

Beam House, North Devon

Near Bideford and beach/surf school.

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Boreatton Park, Shropshire

A 250 acre centre near Shrewsbury.

Caythorpe Court, Lincolnshire

Ten miles north of Grantham.

Dalguise, Perthshire

Five miles north of Dunkeld.

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Ford Castle, Northumberland

Opened in May 2022! Near Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Liddington, Wiltshire

Close to the M4, near Swindon.

Little Canada, Isle of Wight

Near to the ferry terminal at Ryde.

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Marchants Hill, Surrey

Near Hindhead and close to London.

Newby Wiske Hall, North Yorkshire (NEW!)

Near Leeds and York.

Osmington Bay, Dorset

On the Jurassic Coast near Weymouth.

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Tregoyd House, Powys

Near Brecon, in the Black Mountains.

Windmill Hill, East Sussex

Near Brighton on the Sussex Downs.

Winmarleigh Hall, Lancashire

Set in 50 acres near Preston.