The benefits of outdoor education are well researched and heavily documented. Residential school trips have a positive, developmental impact on everyone involved which lasts a lifetime. The proven benefits of Learning Outside of the Classroom include dramatic improvements in:
Recent research by LEARNING AWAY demonstrates the immediate positive impact a residential experience has on students:
"I try things that I wouldn't do before" 82% of primary school students
"I am more confident" 83% of secondary school students
"My behaviour in school is better" 72% of primary school students
"I feel more strongly motivated to learn" 71% of secondary school students
"I get on better with other pupils in my class" 75% of primary school students
"I get on better with my teachers" 84% of secondary school students
Why Absolute Adventure?
Established in 2005, Absolute Adventure welcomes thousands of students and teachers each year from schools across the region. We run exciting and progressive programmes for students from age 6 and upwards. Our programmes last from 1 to 10 days in duration and are fully customisable to meet the aims of your trip. Our staff are on hand to guide you through every step of the booking process from gaining senior management's approval and parent presentations to trip evaluation.
We are the only outdoor education provider in the region that requires every member of staff to hold internationally recognised certifications in at least two outdoor activities, Wilderness First Aid certification, DBS / police background checks and a love for working with young people. Our local adventures largely operate out of our three residential camps in KALBA and DIBBA with a range of adventure, fieldwork, educational and cultural activites available from each centre.
Our local school programmes run from Mid October until the end of April, with our INTERNATIONAL ADVENTURES running throughout the whole year. Please click on the video above, explore our website and get in touch to begin planning your adventures!
Interested in organising an adventure for your school? Please complete the enquiry form below and a member of our team will get in touch with you.