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National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra

National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra A brand new initiative from Snowsport England will run at 21 slopes across England in April with an aim to encourage more schools to introduce their pupils to snowsports.

Backed by Olympians Aimee Fuller and Graham bell, National Schools Snowsport Week sponsored by Visit Andorra will run at various indoor snow domes and artificial slopes across the country from 22nd – 29th April 2016.

Throughout National Schools Snowsports Week there will be a variety of events held at the different slopes including taster ski and snowboard lessons, freestyle and racing sessions plus non-ski activities such as tobogganing and tubing. Some activities will be free and others will require a small charge (special discounted rate). There will also be guest appearances from snowsports starts and celebrities.

National Schools Snowsports Week is being supported by Visit Andorra. Andorra is the perfect destination for school trips and activities as Andorra provides great value ski holidays and high standards of ski instruction.

The snowsports are open to all school ages and for any schools to take part. A class, a whole year group or even just a handful of students can get involved. Find out more about how to take part here:

The Snow Centre
The Snow Centre

Graham Bell, five-time Olympian and presenter of BBC's Ski Sunday said of National Schools Snowsports Week: "There is nothing better than standing on a ski slope, the adrenalin rushing through your body as you start your descent - whether that is in the Alps or on an artificial ski slope. I wish every child could have the chance to give snowsports a go and enjoy that feeling, which is why National Schools Snowsports Week is such a great idea. Not only will children from a range of backgrounds get to give skiing or snowboarding a go, at some slopes there are ski racing taster sessions, so we might even find our next Winter Olympic Champion!"

Slopes involved in National Schools Snowsports Week:

Ackers Adventure, Birmingham
Alpine Snowsports Centre, Southampton
Bracknell Ski and Snowboard Centre
Chatham Ski and Snowboard Centre
Chill Factore, Manchester
Gosling Ski and Board Centre
Gloucester Ski and Snowboard Centre
Impulse Racing (at The Snow Centre, Hemel)
Mendip Snowsports Centre
Norfolk Snowsports Club
Plymouth Ski and Snowboard Centre
Silksworth Ski Slope, Sunderland
Ski Rossendale
Ski Torquay
Skiplex Reading
Skiplex Basingstoke
SnowDome, Tamworth
Suffolk Ski Centre
Swadlincote Ski and Snowboard Centre
The Snow Centre/ Hemel Ski Race Club
Yorkshire Rollerski Club (York Sport Village)

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