Adventure Day

Walking

Our curriculum has at its heart; collaborating, questioning, imagining, reasoning, persevering, empathising and reviewing.

"At its core, the outdoor learning department was created to run exciting and challenging courses for our students. All of these courses aim to increase student confidence, create a positive ethos of teamwork and instil a desire to achieve through personal challenge. "Outdoor Learning

Risk Management

Walking

The walking adventure days become progressively more challenging with students staring off learning essential navigation techniques, how to read maps, basic first aid skills and exploring the smaller hills of the North York Moors and the Lake District. As the students’ progress, they will move onto exploring the larger hills that the Lake District has to offer.

Risk Management

Requirements

Students will need:

  • Macmillan Academy PE kit
  • Track suits bottoms (must be plain black)
  • Trainers
  • Packed lunch
  • Drink (not fizzy drinks or sports drinks)
  • School planner
All walking equipment (rucksacks, waterproofs, fleeces, walking boots, water bottles, maps, compasses) will be provided by the Academy.


Further information about the course can be found in the course fact sheet and the letter that is sent to parents/guardians : here.