1.5 hours
KS2, KS3, KS4
7+ (KS2)
Indoor, Outdoor


Schmooling - think ice climbing without the ice. Our purpose-built climbing tower provides the perfect setting. Your challenge is to ascend the 20’ or 40’ tower using modified climbing axes and hold loops.

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, PE, Physics, Science

English Speaking 1b 1d
English Listening 2a 2c 2e
Science Forces & motion 2b 2c
Physical Education Evaluating & Improving Performance 3a 3b 3c
Physical Education Acquiring and Developing Skills 1a

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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