Pestalozzi
East Sussex

for secondary schools

NEW for 2020!

About Pestalozzi

Pestalozzi occupies a 138-acre site in a peaceful rural setting, six miles north of Hastings. It's an ideal destination for your next school residential, with an exciting range of adventure activities and a lake for watersports.

Facilities include meeting rooms, classrooms and plenty of open space for your students to enjoy. Accommodation ranges from indoor en suite to tents in the summer.

Accommodation


Battle

Dormitory-style rooms.

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - En suite twin rooms

Hastings

Dormitory-style rooms.

  • Students - Rooms with bunk beds sleep 4-6
    (showers and toilets located close by)
  • Teachers - En suite twin rooms

Tented Village

Chalet-style tents you can stand up in and with proper beds!

  • Students - 4 or 5 per tent
  • Teachers - 1 or 2 per tent

Showers and toilets are located close by with separate facilities for teachers.

Teachers' tents have a power point to charge mobile phones etc.

Facilities

  • Playing fields
  • Meeting rooms / classrooms
  • Shop
  • Teachers’ lounges

Activities available

All activity sessions are led by our well trained, enthusiastic instructors who know exactly how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities each activity presents.

The full list of activities available at Pestalozzi is featured below.
Each evening there's a lively entertainment programme to enjoy, so everyone is kept busy right up until bedtime.

See the evening entertainment available at Pestalozzi

Select an activity for a full description

Food

Enjoyable mealtimes with nutritious and tasty food
Our meals are freshly cooked, balanced and will give your pupils plenty of energy to keep them going throughout the day. 

  • Hot and cold meals with vegetarian options
  • Homemade soup every day
  • Self-service salad bar
  • Fresh fruit with every meal
  • Allergies, intolerances and special diets catered for - see our Teacher Guide
  • Support for fussy eaters - see our Parent Guide

Sample Day

Sample day for Secondary Schools at Pestalozzi
Schedule Activities
07.00 - 09.00 Get up, get ready and fuel up for the day ahead.
09.15 - 12.30 Morning activities - usually 2 sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.
12.30 - 14.00 Dry off & clean up. Time for a fresh & tasty two-course hot lunch.
14.15 - 17.30 Afternoon activities - 2 exciting sessions with a 15 minute break in-between.
18.00 - 19.00 Time to eat again - a different menu each day.
19.00 - 21.00 Talent shows, campfires, quizzes and more. The evening entertainment programme keeps you laughing until bedtime.
21.00 / 21.30 Bedtime. Catch up on some zzz's and prepare to do it all over again tomorrow!

Centre address

PGL Pestalozzi
Ladybird Lane
Sedlescombe
Battle
TN33 0UF

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

FREE Teacher Preview Weekends

Try out some of our exciting adventure activities for yourself on a Teacher Preview Weekend.