Secondary Schools

The following learning programmes are specifically designed to enhance the KS3 and KS4 curriculums.

These half-day or full day programmes take place at the Step-Out Woodland Site at Evegate, Smeeth, near Ashford.  We are very fortunate to be able to offer a beautiful woodland location, easy access, experienced instructors and fully ‘hands-on’, experiential learning opportunities.

The cost is £7.50 per student for a half day programme (approx. 9.30am-12) and £12.50 per student for a full school day (approx. 9.30am-3pm). These prices are based on a minimum booking of 15 students but we are able to accommodate up to 60.

For more information or to make a booking please contact us.

NOTE: these activities change according to the age/ability of the students.

Team Tactics (KS3 & KS4)

Reach beyond the classroom and allow your students to experience the forest within this programme.  This programme offers fun and engaging activities to develop team-building and problem solving skills. (Key concepts: physical education, personal development and spoken language). Example of Activities:

  • Cross a crocodile-infested swamp
  • Save a precious butterfly cocoon
  • Rescue a rare egg
  • Stay aboard a melting iceberg
  • Build a tower
  • …and more

Bushcraft Sessions (KS3 & KS4)

This session includes practical ‘hands on’ experience of the four elements of survival:

  • Natural shelter building
  • Fire-lighting using team bow drills
  • Collection and filtration of water
  • An element of wild food identification