School trip to Chill Factore
After two years in the making, Chill Factore launched in November 2007 bringing the UK’s longest indoor real snow slope (180 metres) to the North West.
Since opening the doors Chill Factore has welcomed over 3 million visitors and is regarded as a leading UK visitor attraction!
Located less than 4 miles away from Manchester City Centre, adjacent to The Trafford Centre, Chill Factore is an easily accessible, fun and popular leisure destination for absolutely everyone.
From Ski and Snowboard Lessons for all levels, ages and ability, to magical snow activities, including the Luge ice slide, Tubing, snowplay and a 12m climbing wall, Chill Factore has everything for a great day out.
At Chill Factore they cater for absolutely everyone, including people with disabilities. They are proud to be home to Disability Snowsport UK (DSUK) – a nationwide registered charity, providing adaptive skiing for individuals with any disability, including physical, sensory and learning difficulties.
Early Years and Primary School Trips
If you’re looking to book yourself and your class a trip to the Chill Factore then take a look at the activities they have to offer. Why not get them started with their group Ski or Snowboard Taster Sessions? Slip, slide and sledge through the famous Snow Park with your bookable passes on the Fun Reward Trips with their 12 metre climbing wall included! Or, simply get those snow legs ready for any school trips with their Lesson Courses.
Can you become a successful explorer and break out of Mini Moose Land in under an hour?
Can your group work through four timed challenges to crack the code and escape from Mini Moose Land? Build the igloo before the time runs out, break the code of the survival rucksack to access the contents, cross the glacier before it’s too late and traverse the Ice Field in order to survive!
There are plenty of Learning outcomes from the Arctic Explorer including:
Better communication skills
Working together in a team
Suitable for ages 7-16, with challenges being altered depending on age group!
Not only can you save time on your school’s Winter Trip by learning to ski or snowboard before you go, but also being able to ski or snowboard is a great skill to have! With prices cheaper than in a resort, plus expert instructors who will not only teach you the basics but get you ready to hit the slopes with confidence.
Discover the Fun outside the classroom!
Supplement your visit to the Snow Park or Mini Moose Land with one of their two new Self-Discovery Boxes.
This is a self-guided resource to use on the snow to further explore National Curriculum topics. There will also be tasks and challenges in the box to complete once back in the classroom to keep your Polar Regions learning experience extending beyond just your day here at Chill Factore.
KS1 Polar Regions Discovery Box
In this box you will find a step by step guide to help your group explore the polar regions. Learn about arctic habitats, polar animals, snow survival and the history of the Inuit tribe.