Osmington Bay
Dorset

for secondary schools

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About Osmington Bay

A beautiful coastal location, stunning views across the sea and direct access to the beach – Osmington Bay is a popular choice for secondary schools. Students develop their watersport skills at the Portland Bay Olympic venue nearby and enjoy land-based activities back oat the centre.   

Osmington Bay has a great range of facilities, including an indoor activity zone, which is ideal in wet weather. There’s also a sports hall and plenty of classroom space to take advantage of. Our purpose-built chalets offer comfortable, en-suite accommodation – some with great views of the coast!

Accommodation

Chalets

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4-6
  • Teachers - Single or twin en suite rooms

Two-storey accommodation blocks

  • Students - En suite rooms sleep 4
  • Teachers - Twin en suite rooms

Facilities

  • Sports hall
  • Indoor Activity Zone
  • Classrooms
  • Teachers’ lounge
  • ICT facilities
  • Bar
  • Shop

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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.

Please note: watersports are available from 1 May to 31 October

The full list of activities available at Osmington Bay 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 Osmington Bay

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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 Osmington Bay
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!