Year 10 Outdoor Education

10OED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

In 10 Outdoor Education students will develop interpersonal skills and develop strategies for success through problem solving, communication and collaboration in outdoor activities. Students will explore and develop key practical skills in campcraft, tramping and rock climbing. Students will investigate safety management, our natural environment and kaitiakitanga.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Interpersonal Skills- participate in cooperative groups, contribute fairly to the task, communicate effectively and show respect to others.
  • Developing skills for effective teams through adventure based learning activities. Communication, cooperation and conflict resolution.
  • Leadership - participate as team leaders or effective team members in project assignments and organise work to meet goals and team roles.
  • Our Ngahere: Understanding of our forest environment, skills for navigation, tramping, bush survival, investigating and implementing kaitiakitanga.
  • Developing a growth mindset - participate in challenging outdoor activities with a positive mindset and overcoming personal difficulties.
  • Safety Management in Rock Climbing: Understanding of risk management and development of safe behaviours and skills for rock climbing and low ropes.
  • Movement skills in a range of contexts - demonstrate movement in rock climbing, tramping and team building activities.

Other Information: 

Students who want to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award can register for the award and skills learned in Outdoor Education can contribute to Adventurous Journey Training.


Year Levels/Departments:

Year 10, Outdoor Education



Resources Required

$30 school contribution cost to cover accommodation and travel expenses. (voluntary)
Stationery, WGHS PE uniform.
Equipment and clothing lists for outdoor activities will be allocated.
All specialist safety equipment will be provided for outdoor trips..