Education at Coombe - Orienteering

Title

Orienteering

Programme Overview

This programme gives the pupils a combined activity to gain a basic understanding of map reading with a fun and interactive activity in the park. The pupils are shown how to read orienteering maps and are split into small groups to work together around the orienteering course.

Learning Objectives and Aims

• Have an understanding of appropriate geographical vocabulary relating to Maps
• Be able to negotiate the orienteering course using basic map reading skills
• Have a basic understanding of compasses and compass work.
• Be able to use a variety of materials
• Have an understanding of the importance of working together in a team

Available for:

KS2 all year round.

Contact details

Coombe Country Park
Brinklow Road, Binley,
Near Coventry, CV3 2AB.
Telephone: 024 7645 3720
Fax: 024 7663 5350

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