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The Education Service provides an unmissable opportunity for learners to achieve their potential through adventure, in mainstream and special schools!



Our Education Service provides a range of fun, exciting and challenging outdoor courses for learners from Foundation to Post 16 in mainstream and special schools.

The Adventure Service believes that learning outside the classroom, whether in the countryside, woodland or just on the school field - provides an exciting and stimulating change for learners.


Outdoor learning can improve motivation, inspire a sense of wellbeing and can support a reduction in negative behaviour.

Through our experience of delivering activities, we feel that outdoor learning provides an opportunity for those involved to take acceptable levels of risk, develop the ability to deal with uncertainty, learn new skills and independence and raise their environmental awareness.

Learners will work towards their individual targets throughout their time at The Adventure Service. There is even an opportunity to achieve AIM qualifications the prestigious Adventure Service Awards!


To find out more about our Education Service, please contact our Education Co-ordinator, Helen Harris-Ellis, on 07803 909 427 or email


Bushcraft activities at Blakeley Lane Campsite.


Michael enjoying a canoeing at Girton Sailing Club.


A group of students visit the Major Oak at the heart of Sherwood Forest.


Students take on a climbing challenge with ease.

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Amy proudly shows off her archery skills.


Jacob shows off his skills at Higger Tor.



  • Forest Schools

  • Mountain Biking

  • Weaselling

  • Bushcraft

  • Archery

  • Canoeing

  • Rock Climbing

  • Natural Craft

  • Hill Walking

Prices and Information

Mainstream Schools:

We work with
1. Individuals and small groups at risk of exclusion.
2. Small groups of nurture students.
3. Students with learning disabilities and additional support needs.


Special Education:

We work with
1. Groups looking for a Forest School experience with a sensory twist.
2. Groups seeking bespoke outdoor physical education sessions.



1. Students all work towards individualised targets.
2. Opportunities to complete awards/qualifications and short courses.
3. The physical nature of learning outside can reduce behavioural problems and stimulate, inspire and improve motivation as well as increase a sense of well-being



Groups will meet and be collected at their school.
Lessons may take place at the school, in the Peak District, local parks, and woodland or at our Forest Schools Site near Edwinstowe.



We recommend that courses last for at least 6 weeks so that individuals can grow from their outdoor experiences. Courses can be half day or a full day for up to an academic year.


We provide transport from your school to whichever venue we are visiting that day. 


One Instructor (school providing a teacher assistant)

Please enquire for details


Educational Facilities
We Work With

Yeoman Park
Stubbin Wood
St Giles
Bracken Hill

Our students always look forward to Adventure Service sessions. They have taken part in activities they wouldn't normally have access to. The instructors are always welcoming, friendly and deliver sessions appropriately to our learners.

- The Adventure Service Sessions.

Do you know someone who would like to become an Adventurer?

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Please click the link below to fill out an initial contact form and a member of our team will be in touch very shortly!

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