Secondary schools

Secondary school children taking part in an outdoor activity 

Bespoke outdoor experience programmes

So, you have decided to get your students out of the classroom and into the natural environment. That's fantastic! Whatever outdoor learning experience you have in mind, SOLD has got everything to create a Bespoke Outdoor Experience Programme that is engaging, developmental, exhilarating and fun!

SOLD can offer programmes and services, that are designed to specifically support KS3 & KS4 students on their academic and personal development journey into adulthood including:

  • Team development/induction days for year groups
  • Employability skills development programmes
  • Personal & Social skills development
  • Leadership Programmes
  • BELBIN team role profiling and awareness
  • Interview/recruitment preparation
  • Apprenticeship roles in Activity Leadership
  • Curriculum Enrichment experiences
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award expedition services
  • Outdoor skills training

Designing your bespoke programme

We will design a bespoke programme with you for your students depending upon the length of your visit, particular requirements you may have, such as catering and accommodation, and what you really want to achieve with your students during your visit. Take a look at our Learning Outcome Tool (below) to help focus on your main aims of your visit to SOLD as well as a a selection of programmes that can be created for your students in the drop sections below.

Learning outcomes

Defining the aim of your group's visit is very important. As their leader we work with you to specify their learning outcomes you wish them to achieve during their visit. These could include:

  • involvement
  • setting goals
  • broaden horizons
  • development
  • self awareness
  • confidence
  • coordination
  • fitness
  • communication
  • leadership

Learning Outcome Tree