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Activity: Orbit Orienteering

Orbit Orienteering involves participants using navigational language to direct their team across a large, mapped area i.e. school, visiting designated control points and recording specific information.


  1. Children will be put into small teams.
  2. Each group will be given an Enrich School Orienteering Map with a range of control marker numbers clearly highlighted.
  3. One child in the group will position them seleves in an central location and then direct other member of the group to run to their highlighted control markers. Once there the children retrive the required information from the control marker.

    Key Facts

  • Geography
  • Key Stage 2
  • Key Stage 3
  • Competitive Team Game
  • Orienteering Control Markers Required
  • Orienteering Map Required
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