1.5 hours
KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
Indoor, Outdoor


Our fire lighting activity will equip you for survival in the great outdoors. Our qualified instructors will show you how to start a fire using traditional and modern methods.

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, English, History, PE, Physics, Science

English Listening 2a 2c 2e
English Speaking 1b 1d
Science Light and Sound 2a 2b 2c 2d
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 & Developing Skills 1a 1b
Physical Education Selecting and Applying Skills/Tactics and Compositional Ideas 2a 2b 2c
Physical Education Evaluating and Improving Performance 3a 3b 3c

Learning outcomes

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

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