Learning in and through Outdoor & Adventurous Activity Challenges

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Learning in and through Outdoor & Adventurous Activity Challenges

What is this course about?

The course was developed in response to the DfE (2013) statutory programme of study for physical education which requires schools to include outdoor and adventurous activities in their curriculum offer to children at Key Stages 2, 3 and 4. It provides you with ideas to promote learning aligned to the National curriculum requirements in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges. We also provide you with a starter resource pack to support learning and progress towards higher standards.


What does this course cover?

The course will focus on the teaching of orienteering and low-risk problem solving activities. Orienteering ideas will range from: Treasure Hunt activities, picture orienteering, star orienteering, star and line orienteering and line orienteering, to the use of a map and compass. Low risk problem-solving activities will provide ideas using minimum and everyday equipment that promote opportunity for physical and intellectual challenges that develop cooperation and trust.


Who is it suitable for?

This qualification is suitable for any physical education teacher, teaching assistant, coach, consultant, trainer or Ofsted inspector who is working with primary or secondary schools to raise the standard of physical education and school sport for children and young people.


What is the duration of the course?

The course is one full day from 9am for registration and refreshments for a 9.30am start through to 4pm.


How is it assessed?

Your needs are assessed throughout the day and responded to. There is no formal assessment required on your part. You will be provided with a colour bound course booklet and a 2GB memory stick with the PowerPoint used and numerous documents providing background reading. You will also receive a starter resource pack for your school.


How can I be confident of quality?

Andrew Frapwell has been involved in developing curriculum practices nationally and internationally – most recently in Kosovo and England. He is the author of “Assessing without Levels” (Coachwise 2015). You will engage in practical activities to encourage deep learning. Please wear appropriate clothing and footwear.


How much will this cost?

It will cost you £190+vat. This includes course administration, planning, delivery, photocopying, resources, certification, unlimited refreshment and a two-course luncheon. It also includes a school starter resource pack.

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