Primary Schools

Below are a list of example sessions we can run for your Primary school. If your school has any particular learning outcomes or goals that are not listed below  we are happy to tailor sessions to meet your requirements. Please complete the contact form at the bottom of this page to send us an enquiry.

All costs include equipment hire and all sessions are run by our qualified coaches. All climbing aspects are tailored to the ability of the groups.


One-off sessions

Taster / Ice-Breaker Sessions
Duration – 1 hour / 1.5 hour

Min Age - 6 years
Ideal for teachers to get to know their new year group or for groups looking for a climbing experience, this session involves lots of climbing and challenges that will be sure to break the ice and get them talking.

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Team building
Duration – 2 - 3 hours

Min Age - 9 years
Ideal for groups looking for a team building activity. Each stage will have floor and wall based activities.

Example Timetable

9.30am - Arrive, safety talk, warm up

10.00am - The basics of climbing

10.30am - Communication workshop

11.00am - Break

11.15am - Problem Solving workshop

11.45pm - Leadership and trust workshop

12.15 - Wrap up

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Year 4 Mountain Project

Duration – 3 hours

Ideal for year groups looking for a hands on learning experience.

Example Timetable

9.30am 10:30am - Workshop 1 - Team challenge - climb a mountain

10.30am - 11.30am - Workshop 2 - Mountaineer talk

11:30am - 12:30pm - Workshop 3 - Writing activity

 

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National indoor bouldering award scheme (NIBAS)

These can be booked weekly/fortnightly, during school hours or after school.

New Boulderer Level 1
Duration – min 4 x 1 - 1.5 hour sessions

Min Age - 7 years
Cost - From £28 p/p (inc a NIBAS workbook and completion certificates)
An entry–level award for candidates who wish to learn what bouldering is as a physical activity and how to use a bouldering wall safely.

 

Foundation Boulderer Level 2
Duration – min 6 x 1 - 1.5 hour sessions

Min Age - 7 years
Cost - From £40 p/p (inc a NIBAS workbook and completion certificates)
Aimed at helping the candidate to understand how a bouldering wall works and basic preparation and control while bouldering, with an introduction to equipment and movement skills.

 

New Boulderer and Foundation Boulderer Level 1 & 2

Duration – min 8 x 1.5 hour sessions

Min Age - 7 years
Cost - From £55 p/p (inc a NIBAS workbook and completion certificates)
 

Registering your school wall

You may be able to run up to NIBAS level 2 on your school traversing or climbing wall. All information on the minimum wall requirements can be found in the NIBAS handbook. If you would like more information or have any questions our course direct will be happy to assist, please contact Michelle either by email: michelle@climbingworks.com or tel: 0114 250 9990

Costings for schools looking to run NIBAS

Level 1

Registration Fee = £30 (+ VAT) renewed per year

Staff Induction (min 2 people) = £50 p/p (+ VAT) renewed every 3 years

Workbooks and Certificates = £5 each

 

Level 1 and 2

Registration Fee = £35 (+ VAT) renewed per year

Staff Induction (min 2 people) = £50 p/p (+ VAT) renewed every 3 years

Workbooks and Certificates = £5 each

 

Primary School Group Enquiry

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