Teacher in Charge: L. Martin
This course is aimed at students who enjoy the outdoors and have a willingness to take part in physically demanding outdoor activities.
Using a range of outdoor activities (to be co-constructed with class) students will develop a range of life skills such as teamwork, problem solving, self-confidence, safety management, risk evaluation and mitigation. This course also supports learning and development into Senior PE and Outdoor programmes.
The course to be co-constructed with the class, but could include: ABL, bush survival, tramping and camping, navigation, skiing/snowboarding, rock climbing, rafting, sailing or mountain biking.
The course is curriculum based so trip costs are covered by the school. For overnight trips there is an optional koha to cover accommodation costs.
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.