North East Skills Training
NATIONAL NAVIGATION AWARD SCHEME
This award starts in the classroom with map concept, symbols, scales and orientation, with the students drawing their own maps before using them to navigate with. The students will learn navigational techniques which will help with their progression onto other maps and courses. This award culminates with the students navigating on a local or purpose built orienteering course within the school grounds.
- The duration of this course is flexible but is normally ran over 10 one hour sessions depending on class size
- All students who attend will receive at least a Bronze Star level certificate for their record of achievement from the National Navigation Award Scheme
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BLOG & NEWS
Governor Report from Seaton Sluice First School.
Well after another course delivery with a successful outcome for all involved it is really fantastic to get some feedback. I believe feedback from students is of the greatest importance and any additional from the staff group just reinforces the overall outcome. A selection of…
Another happy Headteacher!
Carville Primary School has been working with Andrew Vince from North East Skills Training for three terms in our drive to deliver an enriched and extended curriculum. The National Navigation Award was introduced in January 2017 and delivered every Friday afternoon through our Carville University…
Thank you Andrew for assessing another successful Duke of Edinburgh expedition for us. We really appreciate you sharing your knowledge and experience with the group. The group all gained so much from the navigational skills advice that you shared with them on their bronze expedition. …
Successful Silver Assessment
It was such a pleasure at the weekend assessing a group from the Girls Brigade on their D of E Silver expedition. The weather in Northumberland was stunning throughout which helped with the camp craft side of life and of course morale. Having assessed this…
The website is here!
It has arrived eventually after many a headteacher asking for my website information I took the hint. In some ways I am pleased I delayed this as it allowed me to see what the clients wanted and tweak what we are providing. So after reviewing…
ZipWire Across The Tyne & Help Fight Blood Cancer
Your’s truly on the Baltic today supporting local charities with a zip line.
Since our launch in 2015 NEST has delivered the following:
First Aid for Students
Archbishop Runcie First School, St Aloysius Primary, Brunton First School, Grange First School
National Navigation Awards
Archbishop Runcie First School, Brunton First School
Playmaker Award for Students
Archbishop Runcie First School
Duke of Edinburgh training and assessments
Northumbria Police cadets and The Girl's Brigade
Orienteering course building and sessions
Brunton First School
Team building activities for students and staff
Archery for all ages
Indoor and outdoor climbing sessions
Gosforth East Middle School, Beacon PRU
Employability training post 16