Dependent on package chosen
1:12
KS2, KS3, KS4
8+
Indoor, Outdoor

Introduction

Open canoes are the perfect introduction to water sports. Their design makes them more stable than kayaks, and much less intimidating for novice paddlers.

Session overview

After an initial safety briefing, participants will be given an in-depth introduction to the equipment they will be using during the session. Participants will then receive demonstration before moving on to the activity where they will be instructed throughout.

National curriculum

Subject links: Biology, Design and technology, English, PE, Physics, Science

SUBJECT TOPIC POINT
English Speaking 1b 1d
English Listening 2a 2c 2e
Science Forces & motion 2b 2c
History Chronological Understanding 1a 1b
History Knowledge and Understanding of Events/People and Changes in the Past 2a 2b
History Historical Enquiry 4b
History Organisation and communication 5
Physical Education Acquiring and Developing Skills 1a 1b
Physical Education Selecting and Applying Skills/Tactics and Compositional Ideas 2a 2b 2c
Physical Education Evaluating & Improving Performance 3a 3b 3c

Learning outcomes

This activity promotes Cooperative working, Effective communication, Growing resilience, Managing risk, Problem solving and critical thinking, Recognising abilities and development needs, Skill development.

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