Pioneering is the art of using ropes and wooden spars joined by lashings and knots to create structures such as water sluices, bridges and towers. Challenges include crossing a ravine, supplying water to your camp, or building a trebuchet to fend off invaders.
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: Design and technology, English, History, PE, Physics, Science
|English||Listening||2a 2c 2e|
|Design & Technology||Developing Planning & Communicating Ideas||1b 1c 1d 1e|
|Design & Technology||Knowledge & Understanding of Materials & Components||4a|
|History||Chronological Understanding||1a 1b|
This activity promotes Cooperative working, Effective communication, Managing risk, Problem solving and critical thinking.
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