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Activity: Orienteering Attack and Defence

A team of attackers attempts to capture orienteering control points which their opponents attempt to defend from them.


  • A team of attackers plays against a team of defenders.
  • Attackers attempt to capture orienteering control points by approaching them and identifying and recording information from the control marker.
  • Defenders attempt to prevent them by tagging attackers and so turning them into defenders.

    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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