Multi-Activity

for primary schools

  • Multi-Activity Course for Primary Schools

Adventures which inspire success

Our Multi-Activity courses offer more than just adventure. On land, water and in the air, your pupils will discover how 'giving your all' brings its own rewards.

Whether they're finding the courage to jump backwards off an abseil tower or building a raft to race across the lake, each challenge helps pupils strengthen friendships, learn new skills and build confidence.

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Activities

There are four 90 minute sessions each day and a huge variety of outdoor activities to choose from - each designed to bring out the best in every individual.

In the evenings, the fun continues with our lively entertainment sessions. We keep them busy and laughing until bedtime and you get a chance to relax!

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A typical itinerary for this course

Monday - Friday (5 days / 4 nights)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
07.00-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   High Ropes Course Giant Swing Archery Climbing
10.30-12.00   Orienteering Zip Wire Fencing Tunnel Trail
12.00-14.00   Lunch and free time Lunch and free time Lunch and free time Lunch
14.00-15.30   Abseiling Canoeing Raft Building Depart centre
15.30-17.00 Arrive and unpack Jacob's Ladder Canoeing Raft Building  
17.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner  
19.00-21.00 Capture the Flag Splash Photo Challenge Disco  

Monday - Wednesday (3 days / 2 nights)

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday
07.00-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   Climbing Trapeze
10.30-12.00   Archery Vertical Challenge
12.00-14.00 Arrive and unpack Lunch and free time Lunch
14.00-15.30 Aeroball Abseiling Depart centre
15.30-17.00 Giant Swing Challenge Course  
17.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner  
19.00-21.00 Campfire Wacky Races  

Wednesday - Friday (3 days / 2 nights)

  Wednesday Thursday Friday
07.00-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   Hiking Survivor
10.30-12.00   Hiking Abseiling
12.00-14.00 Arrive and unpack Lunch and free time Lunch
14.00-15.30 Archery Orienteering Depart centre
15.30-17.00 Fencing Trapeze  
17.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner  
19.00-21.00 Ambush Disco  

Friday - Sunday (2 night weekend)

  Friday Saturday Sunday
07.00-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   Jacob’s Ladder Trapeze
10.30-12.00   Archery Fencing
12.00-14.00   Lunch and free time Lunch
14.00-15.30   Zip Wire Challenge Course
15.30-17.00 Arrive and unpack Orienteering Giant Swing
17.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner
19.00-21.00 PGL Sports Night Wacky Races Depart centre

Friday - Monday (3 night weekend)

  Friday Saturday Sunday Monday
07.00-09.00   Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
09.00-10.30   Kayaking Climbing Sensory Trail
10.30-12.00   Kayaking Rifle Shooting Giant Swing
12.00-14.00   Lunch and free time Lunch and free time Lunch
14.00-15.30   All Aboard Trapeze Depart centre
15.30-17.00 Arrive and unpack Fencing High Ropes Course  
17.00-19.00 Dinner Dinner Dinner  
19.00-21.00 Passport to the World Robot Wars Disco  

Learning outcomes

  • Leadership, teamwork, communication and problem solving are all key skills that your pupils will develop and make progress with on a PGL multi-activity course.
  • Their renewed enthusiasm and motivation for learning will inspire success in many other areas of their education, often leading to raised levels of attainment.
  • Overcoming new challenges with the support of their peers, teachers and PGL staff helps to develop character, resilience, self-confidence and independence.
  • The outdoors environment provides many opportunities for your pupils to work closely together and will help improve their social awareness.
  • Reaching goals as a team means pupils are able to recognise the achievements of others as well as their own.
  • You’ll notice improvements in many personal qualities such as self-reliance, responsibility, initiative and perseverance.
  • Pupils leave with an appreciation for the benefits of health and physical fitness.

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