SERVICES TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS

Our significant breadth and depth of skills, knowledge and experience in Outdoor Learning allow us to engage in a range of commissioned services.

Our core offer includes the following services and areas of experience and expertise

  • Access to reliable and expert technical advice across a wide range of adventurous activity, face to face, email and telephone support
  • Auditing and advising on effective adventurous activity safety management systems
  • Improving residential outdoor centre operations, including sustainable business development and diversification
  • Auditing, operating and developing employer offsite visit approvals systems through practical guidance and procedures
  • Designing and delivering the UK and overseas-based Outdoor Learning courses via our locations or in other places best-suited to your priorities and context
  • Providing large-scale residential accommodation via stunning locations
  • Supplying specialist equipment and high-quality instructors
  • Delivering training solutions across Outdoor Learning; including award accreditation
  • Auditing curricula; identifying, implementing and embedding active Outdoor Learning
  • Designing high-quality outdoor learning resources
  • Developing wider achievement via the Junior Award Scheme for Schools, John Muir Award and the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Implementing Outdoor Learning strategic planning
  • Evaluating and developing strategic Outdoor Learning via peer review 
  • Poverty proofing Outdoor Learning
  • Organising large-scale Outdoor Learning events including conferences and activity-based provision
  • Delivering corporate Outdoor Learning experiences, workforce development, and away days – time to think and develop through residential programmes via inspirational locations and activity.

Potential clients across the UK and beyond include

  • Local authorities
  • Independent schools
  • English-based multi-academy trusts
  • Corporate partners
  • Independent outdoor centres
  • Community-based organisations.

CONTACTS

Headquarters

Andrew Bradshaw
Principal Officer Outdoor Learning

The City of Edinburgh Council
Sport and Outdoor Learning Unit
Waverley Court
4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
07718 660 549