Category Archives: Adventurous Activities

Using learning outside the classroom to develop character

Blog post written by: Daniel Cibich, Head of Educational Partnerships at The Outward Bound Trust. Following the launch of the DfE Character Education Framework Guidance in early November, I attended a Westminster Education Forum policy conference to hear from a … Continue reading

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How to best plan for accident prevention and ensure the best claims defensibility

Blog post written by: Sophia Reed, Mutual Manager, Regis Mutual Management Limited. Fortunately, the public and courts’ perception of adventurous activities being “dangerous” has changed over recent years and instead, we now appreciate and understand the fantastic benefits which exploring … Continue reading

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Get outside to teach soft skills

Blog written by Greg Brookes-Clayton, Educational Director at Challenge Academy CIC The employment of ‘soft skills’ In terms of educating our young people, I find it encouraging that there seems to be a recognition of the need to develop positive learning … Continue reading

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Residential reach

Blog written by Peter Carne OBE, National Learning Adviser to the Learning Away consortium. Many students say that residentials are the most memorable experience of their time at school. But how often do we hear about the many positive impacts … Continue reading

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Adventurous journeys, a Learning Away Case Study

A secondary school case study from Scotland shows the relationship between adventurous journeys, student leadership and school transformation developed over time and as a result of flexible and responsive staff leadership. This is a case study from the Paul Hamlyn … Continue reading

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