Tag Archives: Student

Student’s Skills Developed

  My name is Adam and I am a Trainee from Hampshire Futures and am volunteering here with Blackwater Valley in order to gain experience and skills for a prosperous career. At Blackwater Valley I have learnt and exercised many … Continue reading

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Survival Shelters

Last week I took some year 4 pupils from Talavera Junior School out into Rushmoor Bottom to learn about survival. The pupils got stuck in to experimenting with building different shelters in the woodlands out of sticks, moss and leaves. Later … Continue reading

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We Were Not Alone

On Friday 11th May, good job it wasn’t  the 13th due to the location we were at, Laura, Adam, Bernard, Matt and I  in our waders  and wearing head torches entered the depths of an old flooded basement with satanic … Continue reading

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A Trainee’s Testimony

I am currently doing my work placement in BVCP, which formed part of my Hampshire Futures traineeship plus project from Hampshire County Council. The staff of Blackwater Valley are very welcoming throughout my placement and they are supportive and patient teaching me skills … Continue reading

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Widening The Walk

On Friday 15th September Bobbie, Jeremy and I headed down to Claycart, Wellesley Woodlands to widen the boardwalk that leads off one side of the bridge next to the flash.  On Sunday 8th October the Wellesley 10k run will be … Continue reading

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Daring Digging at Darby Green Pond

Local volunteers joined students from the Royal Grammar School in Guildford recently to lend a hand in Darby Green. They got stuck into a range of jobs including; digging out old concrete bench bases, felling a hazardous tree,  removing the alien invasive … Continue reading

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Moor Green Lakes New Bench

Today students Gabriel, Jeremy, Matt and I were out at the lovely Moor Green Lakes with various tasks in mind. The most important of the day was installing a commemorative bench for John Curnow Tanner. It is situated along the … Continue reading

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