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Perry Outdoor Education Trust

 

 

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Perry Outdoor Education Trust equips schools in low socio-economic communities to develop young people using outdoor education experiences.

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Perry Outdoor Education Trust delivers training to provide teachers with the skills to deliver quality outdoor education programmes.

For many of my students, the opportunities that are provided are a first and encourage them to continue to strive to expand their horizons.

-Principal, Ngaruawahia High School

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Students are going to love those!

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Brian and I are now official Stand Up Paddle Board instructors after passing our SUPing qual at Takapuna Beach on Friday! Photo taken at Wellington street beach, Hamilton, where we got in one last practice before the big day! Sophie ... See MoreSee Less

Brian and I are now official Stand Up Paddle Board instructors after passing our SUPing qual at Takapuna Beach on Friday! Photo taken at Wellington street beach, Hamilton, where we got in one last practice before the big day! Sophie

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Great skills, Brian and Sophie!

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A defining principle in our programme is teacher facilitation

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How I Got Into Outdoor Education

How I Got Into Outdoor Education

Our Programme Coordinator, Sophie Milne is taking over the blog today - she shares how she found her passion for the outdoors and turned it into her career: I’m lucky enough to be working in my dream career. If you told me 10 years ago that I’d be working in outdoor...

From “Totally Terrified”, to POET Leader

From “Totally Terrified”, to POET Leader

Let’s face it, school camp can be a pretty daunting experience for a wide eyed and nervous year 9 student. There are so many firsts on camp - their first time camping, staying out in nature, cooking meals, being away from family (and technology!), trying new things...

Three local, nature-based, mini-adventures we love

Three local, nature-based, mini-adventures we love

Spring really is one of the most beautiful times of year to be out in nature. You can’t help but be blown away by the bright green colour palates of the forest, the new growth of the foliage, and the fresh Spring air.  Getting out in nature & exploring new places...

We thank POET for enabling us to invest in our students. Building their confidence, social and emotional capital will ensure that they will be better citizens of tomorrow

-Principal, Melville High School

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