Year 5 and Year 6 develop their canoe skills leading to more advanced journeying along our canal and river network and move onto Kayaks. The orienteering skills learned in years 3 and 4 are developed into more advanced navigation exercises. Children being expected to read 1 to 25000 maps with regard to landscape and features. Children should, by the time they leave us, be able to relocate to a 6
Figure grid reference and navigate using a compass. Group hikes gradually increase which culminated last year with the top group completing an16km hike over Kinder Scout.