Lesson Purpose :
To challenge oneself by following a course through the tree tops across obstacles, bridges etc.
Listen and follow instructions.
Put on the necessary equipment (harness, helmet) without adult intervention.
To work very closely with a partner to ensure their safety.
5 hours for a class sized group
All Instructors will meet the requirements of the Education Queensland Curriculum Activity Risk Assessment Guidelines (CARAs)
One of the two 'high' activities we do. Abseiling is the other. Will require a 5 day camp to fit both of these activities into your program.
During the course of this activity it may be possible to target a number of the "Content Descriptions" across year levels six upwards.
Health and Physical Education
Personal, social and community health
Being healthy, safe and active
Examine how identities are influenced by people and places.
Plan and practise strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing.
Communicating and interacting for health and wellbeing
Practise skills to establish and manage relationships.
Examine the influence of emotional responses on behaviour and relationships
Contributing to healthy and active communities
Investigate the role of preventative health in promoting and maintaining health, safety and wellbeing for individuals and their communities.
Explore how participation in outdoor activities supports personal and community health and wellbeing and creates connections to the natural and built environment.
Movement and physical activity
Moving our body
Practise specialised movement skills and apply them in a variety of sequences and situations.
Propose and apply movement concepts and strategies with and without equipment.
Participate in physical activities designed to enhance fitness, and discuss the impact regular participation can have on health and wellbeing.
Manipulate and modify the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people to perform movement strategies.
Learning through movement
Participate positively in groups and teams by encouraging others and negotiating roles and responsibilities.
Apply critical and creative thinking processes in order to generate and assess solutions to movement challenges.
Demonstrate ethical behaviour and fair play that aligns with the rules when participating in a range of physical activities.
Investigate the impact of transition and change on identities.
Practise and apply strategies to seek help for themselves or others.
Investigate and select strategies to promote health, safety and wellbeing.
Investigate the benefits of relationships and examine their impact on their own and others' health and wellbeing.
Analyse factors that influence emotions, and develop strategies to demonstrate empathy and sensitivity.
Plan and implement strategies for connecting to natural and built environments to promote the health and wellbeing of their communities.
Use feedback to improve body control and coordination when performing specialised movement skills in a variety of situations.
Practise, apply and transfer movement concepts and strategies with and without equipment.
Participate in physical activities that develop health-related and skill-related fitness components, and create and monitor personal fitness plans.
Demonstrate and explain how the elements of effort, space, time, objects and people can enhance movement sequences.
Practise and apply personal and social skills when undertaking a range of roles in physical activities.
Evaluate and justify reasons for decisions and choices of action when solving movement challenges.
Modify rules and scoring systems to allow fair play, safety and inclusive participation.
Evaluate factors that shape identities and critically analyse how individuals impact the identities of others.
Examine the impact of changes and transitions on relationships.
Propose, practise and evaluate responses in situations where external influences may impact on their ability to make healthy and safe choices.
Investigate how empathy and ethical decision making contribute to respectful relationships.
Evaluate situations and propose appropriate emotional responses and then reflect on possible outcomes of different responses.
Plan and evaluate new and creative interventions that promote their own and others; connection to community and natural and built environments.
Perform and refine specialised movement skills in challenging movement situations through providing and analysing feedback.
Develop, implement and evaluate movement concepts and strategies for successful outcomes with and without equipment.
Analyse the impact of effort, space, time, objects and people when composing and performing movement sequences.
Devise, implement and refine strategies demonstrating leadership and collaboration skills when working in groups or teams.
Transfer understanding from previous movement experiences to create solutions to movement challenges.
Reflect on how fair play and ethical behaviour can influence the outcomes of movement activities
Attitudes and Values