Our off-site orienteering courses in the local National Forest provide progressively more difficult activities - available with or without a compass. More challenging than our on-site orienteering courses, they are suitable for older children or more experienced orienteerers.
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.
Subject links: English, Geography, PE, Science
|English||Listening||2a 2c 2e|
|Geography||Knowledge & Understanding of Places||3b 3c|
|Geography||Geographical Enquiry & Skills||1a 1b|
|Geography||Geographical Enquiry & Skills||2a 2c|
|Physical Education||Acquiring & Developing Skills||1a 1b|
|Physical Education||Breadth of Study||f|
|Physical Education||Outdoor & Adventurous Activities||11a 11b 11c|
|English||Speak Confidently & Effectively||Giving short speeches & presentations; expressing their own ideas & keeping to the point|
|Science||Working Scientifically (Scientific Attitudes)||Evaluate risks|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Develop their technique & improve their performance in other competitive sports [for example athletics & gymnastics]|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Take part in outdoor & adventurous activities which present intellectual & physical challenges & be encouraged to work in a team; building on trust & developing skills to solve problems either individually or as a group|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Analyse their performances compared to previous ones & demonstrate improvement to achieve their personal best|
|English||Speak Confidently; Audibly & Effectively||Listening to & building on the contributions of others; asking questions to clarify and inform & challenging courteously when necessary|
|Science||Working Scientifically (The Development of Scientific Thinking )||Evaluating risks both in practical science & the wider societal context including perception of risk|
|Science||Working Scientifically (The Development of Scientific Thinking )||Recognising the importance of peer review of results & of communication of results to a range of audiences|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Develop their technique & improve their performance in other competitive sports [for example athletics & gymnastics] or other physical activities [for example dance]|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Take part in further outdoor & adventurous activities in a range of environments which present intellectual & physical challenges & which encourage pupils to work in a team; building on trust & developing skills to solve problems either individually or as a group|
|Physical Education||Physical Education||Evaluate their performances compared to previous ones & demonstrate improvement across a range of physical activities to achieve their personal best|
This activity promotes Cooperative working, Effective communication, Growing resilience, Managing risk, Recognising abilities and development needs, Skill development.
Read more about our values and ethos.