Dry Slope Skiing

Locations

Year Groups

  • Primary School
  • Secondary School
  • Post 16

Duration

  • Half Day

Difficulty

Adapted to the age and level of experience of students on adventure.

Min Group Size

12 People

no snow required

Feel the thrill of sliding down a hill! 

Students will strap on their skis for a fun, confidence inspiring and easy way to learn how to ski on our all-season dry slope.  If there is a mixed ability group, its a good opportunity for students with some experience to take on a coaching role and help others.

What’s Included

All specialist equipment

Skis and boots.

All specialist clothing

Waterproofs when required. 

Experienced, full-time, outdoor teachers and tutors

Each group of 12 students is led by a fully qualified and experienced outdoor tutor.

– back in the classroom –

curriculum links

Skiing can focus on areas of the curriculum including the obvious areas in building social skills to exploring the forces involved in the sport and how these are used.

Key Stage 2

Science: Forces

In Skiing forces can be taught and explored in a number of ways, such as: how change in the angle of a slope will affect speed, how when the slope is wet it effects speed, as well as how the angle of skis can affect speed.

Key Stage 3

Science: Earth and atmosphere

How skiing has changed over history can be explored and how everyday life can add to the warming of planet, and the effect this will have on the sport as a whole in the long term.

LOCATIONS: East Barnby

YEAR GROUPS: Suitable for Primary School, Secondary School, and post 16 students

DURATION: Half day or evening activity

MIN GROUP SIZE: 12 Students

no snow required

Feel the thrill of sliding down a hill! 

Students will strap on their skis for a fun, confidence inspiring and easy way to learn how to ski on our all-season dry slope.  If there is a mixed ability group, its a good opportunity for students with some experience to take on a coaching role and help others.

What’s Included?

All specialist equipment

Skis and boots.

All specialist clothing

Waterproofs when required. 

Experienced, full-time, outdoor teachers and tutors

Each group of 12 students is led by a fully qualified and experienced outdoor tutor.

classroom benefits

curriculum links

 

Skiing can focus on areas of the curriculum including the obvious areas in building social skiis to exploring the forces involved in the sport and how these are used.

Key Stage 2

Science: Forces

In Skiing forces can be taught and explored in a number of ways, such as: how change in the angle of a slope will affect speed, how when the slope is wet it effects speed, as well as how the angle of skis can affect speed.

Key Stage 3

Science: Earth and atmosphere

How skiing has changed over history can be explored and how everyday life can add to the warming of planet, and the effect this will have on the sport as a whole in the long term.