Bear Grylls Survival School: students 2017

Meet Eugenie and Josh

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Eugenie knows her own mind and has been taught to speak up when she's not happy about a situation. "If someone is being extremely rude, then I am going to speak up."
She admits she is not as active as she'd like to be and will find Survival School a challenge., however she has the mental strength to see it through and is "determined and willing to give it a go!"

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Inspirational Joshua helped design the new Alder Hey Children's Hospital. After spending significant time within the hospital growing up, he devised clever ways to help children and families feel more comfortable during their stay.
He is extremely sporty and physically fit. He believes the enjoyment of taking part in sport is worth all the aches and pains after.

Bear Grylls Survival School: Students 2017

Meet Jasmine and Callum

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Jasmine is confident she has the inner strength and will power to knuckle down and see it through. She describes herself as a leader type and is a member of the sea cadets.
Twice a week she attends her local club, where she learns skills such as knot work and wild foraging.

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Callum believes Survival School will make him more adventurous. He confesses "I'm glued to technology. I use it more than I should"
In the future, he'd like to be a singer, so we may see him leading a sing-song around the camp fire.

Bear Grylls Survival School: students 2017

Meet Rubie and Jamie

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Rubie has never been camping before and admits she's likely to find Survival School difficult but is confident that she's up to the task.
When it comes to food she confesses she is a very picky eater, but she hopes the Survival School experience will help her take a more relaxed approach to food.

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Jamie took up boxing before secondary school to "stick up for myself" He believes his boxing club has pushed him for the better; "If I had a barrier of where I would stop, they'd push me over that."
He has a fear of heights which affects his normal life and says "i'd love to go on Survival School to try to break my fear and get over it"

SANTA'S CITV GIVEAWAY: Present Delivery!

We hope you’ve enjoyed our Santa’s CITV Giveaway competition and maybe you’re even one of our lucky winners!

While you’ve been watching for clues we’ve been busily wrapping up a set of all the prizes to share amongst the amazing kids and families at children’s charity, Francis House in Manchester.

Santa was recently on hand to make an early stop to deliver the mountain of presents.

Santa visits Francis House

Here he is meeting Revd David Ireland, CEO of Francis House, who along with his incredible team provide professional care, support and friendship for the children diagnosed as having a life threatening or life limiting condition.