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.

Our Great Winter Sale for Schools!

School and group bookings can enjoy massive discounts on action-packed outdoor activities taking place between now and the end of March, courtesy of Inspiring healthy lifestyles.

  • Save £280 on a full day’s Bushcraft
  • Save £200 when you book our climbing tower for the day.
  • Save £280 when booking a full day’s archery lessons.

Book now by emailing outdooradventure@ihlmail.org or call 01942 324 870.

But that’s not all!

Give your pupils the end of term treat they deserve by meeting Santa and enjoy crafts at Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh or Scotman’s Flash Water Activity Centre, Poolstock.

Santa at Scotman’s Flash

Take a bellboat out on Scotman’s Flash with Santa! Each child will receive a gift from

Old St.Nick before creating their own Christmas card and pine cone Christmas decoration.

Up to 10 children - £75     Up to 20 children - £140

Up to 30 children - £195   Up to 40 children - £240

The bellboat tour will take one hour followed by an hour making those special decorations.

Book now by emailing outdooradventure@ihlmail.org or call 01942 324 870.

 

Ho Ho Ho it’s Haigh!Visit Kris Kringle in the stunning Haigh Woodland Park, Haigh.

Meet Santa in his very own winter wonderland before making a special Christmas Card and pine cone tree decoration to take home.

It’s bound to be fun and at £6 per pupil for the two hour sessions, it’s also great value!

Book now by emailing outdooradventure@ihlmail.org or call 01942 324 870.

 

Our Super Winter School Savers!

Here’s our full list of super winter school savers available between now and March.

Our sessions are great to promote working together, encouraging physical activity or, simply, as a class reward.

 

Book Our Climbing Tower

Two instructors will be provided for this activity

Up to 16 pupils per 30 minutes

 

Morning session (9am -11.30am) - Now £160 SAVING £137

Afternoon session (1pm -3.30pm) – Now £160 SAVING £137

Full day (9am-3pm) – NOW £300 SAVING £200

 

Enjoy Archery

One instructor will be provided for this activity

Up to 15 pupils per 30 minutes

 

Morning session (9am-11.30am) – NOW £90 SAVING £127

Afternoon session (1pm-3.30pm) – NOW £90 SAVING £127

Full day (9am-3pm) – NOW £140 SAVING £280

 

Try Clickers Archery

One instructor will be provided for this activity

Site assessment prior to booking maybe necessary

15 pupils per 30 minutes

 

Morning session (9am-11.30am) - NOW £75 SAVING £100

Afternoon session (1-3.30pm) – NOW £75 SAVING £100

Full day – (9am-3pm) – NOW £125 SAVING £150

 

Bushcraft Sessions

Two instructors will be provided for this activity

One class per hour or 45 minutes

 

Morning session (9am-11.30am) -NOW £100 SAVING £127

Afternoon session (1pm -3.30pm) – NOW £100 SAVING £127

Full day (9am-3pm) – NOW £175 SAVING £280

 

Ask Us About Our Bushcraft Packages

Learn Winter bushcraft survival skills including shelter building, fire lighting or campfire cooking

Learn how to make a bird box or winter bird food wreath

Enjoy Christmas crafts; pine cone decorations, wax Christmas cards and decorations.

 

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@ihlmail.org
  • Call 01942 828508