Tile Barn Centre

Orienteering

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Suitable for ages KS2+ (8 years)

An on-site Orienteering Course which is available for self delivery or Instructor led sessions.

This activity is a good starting point to discuss the local environment, in addition to familiarising the group with the site.

Allow 1 - 1.5 hours

Aim

To locate markers around the site which have animal or plant pictures on them. These pictures represent parts of the food chain of the local flora and fauna.

Objectives

  • Develop orienteering skills
  • Support Science - The Food Chain

What we provide

  • Teachers notes, maps, an answer sheet and activity extension ideas.

You will need

  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To provide clipboards and pencils
 

Suitable for ages KS2+ (8 years)

An on-site Orienteering Course which is available for self delivery or Instructor led sessions.

Allow 1 - 1.5 hours

Aim

To locate markers around the site which have letters printed on them.

These letters will form an anagram which needs to be solved.

Objectives

  • Develop orienteering skills
  • Support English - Spelling

What we provide

  • Teachers notes, maps, an answer sheet / cards and activity extension ideas.

You will need

  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To provide clipboards and pencils
 

Suitable for ages KS2+ (8 years)

An on-site Orienteering Course which is available for self delivery or Instructor led sessions.

Allow 1 - 1.5 hours

Aim

To locate markers around the site which have a simple mathematical sum attached.

Participants need to solve the sum, convert to a letter and solve the anagram.

Objectives

  • Develop orienteering skills

Support Maths

What we provide

  • Teachers notes, maps, an answer sheet and activity extension ideas.

You will need

  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To provide clipboards and pencils
 

Suitable for ages KS2 - 3+ (8 years)

An on-site Orienteering Course which is available for self delivery or Instructor led sessions.

Allow 1 - 1.5 hours

Aim

To locate shaped markers around the site.

Participants need to solve the puzzle - arrange shapes so they form a square.

Objectives

  • Develop orienteering skills
  • Support Maths - Shape Recognition

What we provide

  • Teachers notes, maps, tangram sets, an answer sheet, coloured pencils and activity extension ideas.

You will need

  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To provide clipboards and pencils
 

Suitable for ages KS3 - 4+ (11 years)

An on-site Orienteering Course which is available for self delivery or Instructor led sessions.

Allow 1 - 1.5 hours

Aim

To locate markers and punches using compass and bearings.

To collect all 10 punches.

Objectives

  • Develop orienteering skills
  • Support Maths - Using a compass and bearings

What we provide

  • Teachers notes, maps, clue and answer cards, compasses and activity extension ideas.

You will need

  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To provide clipboards and pencils
 

Suitable for ages 16 years +

This is an all day activity which is aimed at college and adult groups. The group will be divided into small teams and given maps, compasses and clues.

They will then Mountain Bike around the Brockenhurst area trying to answer a series of questions, starting and finishing at Tile Barn. This is a fun, competitive and challenging activity.

What we provide

  • All equipment required

You will need

  • To wear clothes that you don’t mind getting muddy (legs and arms must be covered)
  • To ensure group are able to ride competently
  • To wear sensible fastening footwear (not sandals)
  • To bring medical forms for the group
 

Orienteering Courses

Group size 12:1

Session times 1.5 hour (Instructor led)

Mountain Bike Orienteering

Please contact us with details of your group for costs and availability.