Risk Assessment

YEAR LEVEL 5-12     GROUP SIZE maximum 30     DURATION 2-3 hours


Details of Activity

A challenge ropes course in a series of group and individual challenges requiring a combination of teamwork skills and individual commitment. It is a high elements course constructed of rope, cable and wood and a tremendous tool to enhance an individual’s self-confidence and esteem while also developing group support, trust, and teamwork and communication skills. Students are encouraged to set goals and challenge themselves past their comfort zones.

Max size of group is 30 per session

Primary groups require responsible adults to assist group as well as the Centre instructor.
Upper secondary groups require at least one extra responsible adult with Centre instructor.

Ropes Course is on site.

Learning Intent

  • Challenge ourselves in an environment where the risks have been safely managed.
  • Work together as a team.
  • Set achievable but challenging goals.
  • Develop strategies that help us overcome challenge.
  • Perform belay technique competently and safely.


  • Recognise personal qualities and achievements
  • Develop Reflective Practice


  • Develop self-discipline and set goals
  • Become confident ,resilient and adaptable

Social Management

  • Contribute to groups and teams.
  • Encouraging others.
  • Working as part of a team
  • Communicate, cooperate and present as a small group.


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Year level standards and content descriptions can be found within the linked curriculum document.
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