Schools & Young People

Programmes for school pupils and young people.

Outdoor Learning ‘Teacher in Residence’ programme

AWE-some (Adventurous Week of Education)

Bikeability

Adventure Sports

Targeted Outdoor Programmes

Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions

School holiday Adventure Activity Programme

Coming soon! East Lothian Schools Outdoor Water Safety Programme

Outdoor Equipment Hire

Advice & Support for staff

Staff Training Courses


Outdoor Learning ‘Teacher in Residence’ programme

The teaching staff in the Outdoor Learning Service are available to your school to focus on longer-term school-grounds/local area curricular OL support. A move from ‘classroom’ to ‘learning spaces’ model for CfE can deliver high quality learning and teaching beyond the classroom.

 

…this work has been implemented to help school staff and Outdoor Learning teaching staff work together to; plan, deliver and review using Supported Outdoor Learning Lessons as an approach to learning, teaching, and assessment.

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AWE-some Adventurous Week of Education

This is an alternative camp programme called ‘AWE-some’ for P7’s.   We have built the programme to integrate with classroom learning and deliver curriculum outcomes (specifically literacy).  The programmes are put together without the use of motorised transport using the local area for adventurous activities. 

Further information and booking here


Bikeability

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Bikeability is based on the government approved National Standards for Cycle Training, which teaches trainees the necessary skills to ride confidently on today’s roads.

There are three award levels for Bikeability, with a level to suit all abilities, from beginner to experienced commuter or rider:

Further information and booking here


Adventure Sports

The Outdoor Learning Service provides both introductory and progressive sessions of adventure sports for young people. A range of skills can be delivered including orienteering, kayaking, paddleboarding, canoeing, climbing, skiing, mountain biking, sea kayaking, mountaineering.

Further information and booking here


Targeted Outdoor Programmes

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These adventurous programmes look to work with specific groups for an extended period. They allow young people to develop social skills, confidence, resilience as well as further their skills and knowledge in an adventurous activity. These programmes may be based upon biking, climbing, paddlesport, orienteering, sailing, skiing, mountaineering. Where appropriate the young people can work towards Youth Achievement Awards gaining formal recognition and accreditation for their achievements.

Further information and booking here


Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions

Through our network of associate instructors we can provide expedition supervision to support your school or community DofE Award group or other expedition.
We have resourcing available to support with cycling, walking, paddling expeditions

Further information and booking here


School Holiday Adventure Activity Programme

Venturing Out

Delivered by our fantastic partners Venturing Out CIC the school holiday provision is open to all. There are a wide variety of activities to chose from during the October, Easter and Summer holiday periods. Early booking is recommended.

Further information and booking here


East Lothian Schools Outdoor Water Safety Programme

East Lothian’s new water safety programme coming soon

Further information here