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Activity: Competitive Orienteering (Staggered Start)

Teams of students set off at intervals to take part in a competitive orienteering challenge.


  1. Students take part in this activity in teams, competing against each other.
  2. Teams set off at intervals to visit a series of control points, recording specified information from the control marker.
  3. The team that visits all the control points on their course, and correctly records the specified information in the shortest time, wins the competition.

    Key Facts

  • OAA
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Key Stage 4
  • Orienteering
  • Activity Sheet Download Required
  • Orienteering Control Markers Required
  • Orienteering Map Required
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