Key Stage 5

Why study the Outdoor Education Scholarship?

A unique Outdoor Education course which combines practical activities and qualifications. Primarily based at Ulley Outdoor Activity Centre students spend four lessons per week working towards outdoor qualifications and leadership awards.


What will I study?

Year 1 

  • One & two star paddlesport
  • First Aid
  • NICAS/NIBAS climbing awards
  • Safeguarding
  • Dinghy Instructor/Powerboat
  • Duke of Edinburgh (Silver or Gold)

Year 2

  • Three star paddlesport
  • FSRT (water-based safety)
  • Basic Expedition Leadership award
  • Duke of Edinburgh (Silver or Gold)


How will I be assessed?

According to the relevant national governing bodies recommendations.


Where can it lead?

A variety of jobs in Sport & Outdoor Education: Coaching, Outdoor instructor, Summer camps, PE teacher etc.
The Duke of Edinburgh Award also looks fantastic when applying for any course at University.

Staff List

Mr K Reynolds

Course Leader

Mr A Rawlin – Faculty Leader

Option Blocks