- Orientate themselves with accuracy around a short trail

- Create a short trail for others with a physical challenge.

Problem solving

- Communicate clearly with other people in a team, and with other teams.

- Experience different roles within a team and begin to identify the key skills required for each.

- Associate the meaning of a key in the context of the environment.

- Begin to use a map to complete an orienteering course.

Preparation & organisation

- Try a range of equipment for creating and completing an activity.

- Make an informed decision on the best equipment to use for an activity.


- Complete an orienteering course more than once and begin to identify ways of improving completion time.

- Start to improve trails to increase the challenge of the course.


- Offer an evaluation of both personal performance and activities.




- Orientate themselves around a course with confidence and accuracy when under pressure.

- Design an orienteering course that is clear to follow and offers a challenge for others.

Problem solving

- Use clear communication to effectively complete particular roles in a team, showing leadership skills when working under pressure.

- Compete in orienteering activities independently and as part of a team.

- Use a range of map styles and make an informed decision on the most effective.

- Use a compass for navigation.

Preparation & organisation

- Choose the best equipment for an outdoor activity.

- Identify the quickest route to accurately navigate an orienteering course.


- Complete an orienteering course on multiple occasions, in a quicker time due to improved technique.

- Listen to feedback and improve an orienteering course from it.


- Offer a detailed evaluation to improve challenge and performance.