Elements to guide us on What We do

To better understand what elements guide our activities, reflect back on a school trip in which you either played a role in planning or were a student. Did you meet any of the following outcomes?

Enjoyment:

Did you or your students enjoy participating in outdoor activities?

Confidence:

Did you or your students gain confidence, self –esteem, take on challenges and achieve success?

Social Awareness:

Did your students develop their self –awareness and social skills, learn to appreciate their own contributions and achievements and those of others?

Environmental Awareness:

Did your students become alive to the natural environment and understand the importance of conservation and sustainable development?


Activity skills:

Did you or your students acquire and develop a range of skills in outdoor activities expeditions and exploration?

Personal Qualities:

Are your students demonstrating increased initiative, self-reliance, responsibility, perseverance and commitment?

Key skills:

Did your students develop and extend their key skills of communication, problem solving, leadership and team work?

Health and fitness:

Did you learn to appreciate the benefits of physical fitness and the lifelong value of participation in healthy leisure activities.

Motivation for learning:

Did your students display an increased motivation and appetite for learning that contributes to raise levels of attainment in other aspects of their education?

Broadened horizons:

Are your students broadening their horizons and becoming open to a wider range of employment opportunities and life chances.



We acknowledge the fact that a one or a two day school trip cannot achieve all the above outcomes. We therefore recommend that you consider our other services for long-term results in outdoor learning and teaching.