Level 2 Outdoor Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss T. Fahey

Recommended Prior Learning

Characteristics & Qualities Required for Outdoor Education:

* Whanaungatanga- Can work effectively in a team/group situation

* Effective Communicator

* Pukengatanga

* Active Participant in outdoor activities- Willing to try new things!

* Managing Self e.g. Bring stationary to class and gear for trips (you do not need to own OED gear to do this course).

* Motivated and Resilient

* Supportive of Others in a Class/Team Environment

Level 2 Outdoor Education:

Kai aku rau rangatira mā, nau mai, haere mai!

He tino ngahau tēnei akoranga. Ko te kaupapa – “Kei te titiro whakamuri ki ō tātou wā o mua, hei āwhina i a tātou e haere ake nei”.  Ko ngā Kaiwhakatere o mua, he tāngata māia. Hei aha māu? He kaitiakitanga mō Papatūānuku.

Taumata Tuarua: kaitiakitanga, retireti huakarere, mōkihi, takahi, pukenga maunga haumaru,  piki, pukenga wai me ērā atu mea...me ērā atu mea

The Outdoor Education Programme at Level 2 provides a full and exciting range of experiences that will challenge the students physically and mentally and provide opportunities for planning and facilitating key aspects of the programme.

Our learning opportunities are based on the Mountainview Whanau-based system – Hiwi, Whenua and Moana.  We provide a balanced range of water, land and mountain-based experiences that also incorporate our school values.

The following extended learning opportunities are offered:

  • White Water Rafting   

  • Skiing and Snowboarding

  • Tramping; multi-night camping, navigation, cooking, group survival

  • Mountain Biking on varied terrain 

  • Rock Climbing, Abseiling, and Bouldering   

  • High Ropes

There is a $400 contribution for this course to cover the extended learning opportunities as listed above. Some students may be able to have some financial help with this, see Mr. Martin for more information.

*Other assessment opportunities will be negotiated as time or experience allows to take advantage of however, 23 Credits will be on offer over the whole year. Unit standard based. All internal assessments.

Subject Areas:

Physical Education

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 3 Outdoor Education

Career Pathways

Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Diver, Ranger, Recreation Co-ordinator, Secondary School Teacher