Outdoor Adventure and Learning

Inspiring healthy lifestyles' Outdoor Adventure and Learning Team deliver inspiring and engaging land and water based activities which can be tailored to the National Curriculum, GCSE assessments, used as reward days or just for the enjoyment of learning in the great outdoors.

Watersports at Scotman’s Flash

Activities available at Scotman’s Flash include sailing, windsurfing, kayaking, canoeing, raft building, katakanus, mobile climbing wall, pond dipping, mountain biking.

Examples of school packages include:

  • 2 hour taster sessions
  • multi week, multi activity programmes
  • multi week, sport specific programmes working towards a governing body award.
  • Full day multi activity or sport specific days.

Wild Learning (for both pre-schools and schools)

Outdoor learning is an exciting way to engage with pupils in a creative and inspiring way which can encompass National Curriculum subjects whilst learning new skills and gaining knowledge about the local environment. Activities include – pond dipping, nature walks, mini beast hunts, gardening, bush craft, fire lighting, orienteering, den building, willow weaving, clay creatures, ephemeral art, creating bug homes and archery.

Haigh Woodland Park

Haigh Woodland Park is a premier location for outdoor learning and adventure.

All of the Wild Learning activities can be done around the grounds of at Haigh.

Explore the park by taking part in mountain biking or orienteering.

Hire our mobile climbing tower. Or for a real rock climbing experience, Haigh has its own quarry where we host adventure sessions to help students gain confidence in a safe environment.

Haigh High Ropes

Haigh High Ropes is a brand new facility that can be used from age 5 years.

Scale the heights of the high ropes course for a fun adventure or for a team building experience, take part in the traditional high ropes elements such as leap of faith and gladiator challenge.

For reward sessions or to build confidence you can take a journey around the low and high ropes course

Year 7 Transition Activities

We offer transition activity days as part of your welcome conference for your new year 7 pupils. This is a bespoke product and can be tailored to meet the number of pupils, any themes or venue preference including your school site, Haigh Woodland Park, Howe Bridge Leisure Centre or Scotman’s Flash.

How to get in touch

  • Email: tellus@inspiringhealthylifestyles.org
  • Call 01942 828508