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Schools, Colleges & Youth Groups

We are a specialist provider of alternative curriculum using the outdoors to develop resilience and facilWe are a specialist provider of Outdoor Education and Expeditions. The team are qualified outdoor leaders with an absolute conviction that outdoor learning is an invaluable part of a young person’s upbringing and, crucially, a lifelong approach to skill development and healthy lifestyle.itate growth in the lives of young people.

We offer premium quality outdoor experiences to meet the needs of young people, encourage a positive approach to learning and raise attainment in the classroom.

Our curriculum support, extra-curricular and enrichment packages are designed to provide cost-effective and accessible ways of bringing the benefits of outdoor learning to all.

Our bespoke packages can be created by working with you and your specific requirements, these can be used to support your Primary PE and Sport premium, curriculum or any other needs.

We run multiple outdoor activities for schools, colleges and youth groups. The activities are suitable for those in year 4 and above with challenges set according to age and abilities. These activities can be a one-off session, or we can run a range of activities over a day, several days, a week or a school term. If you have specific requirements, please contact us and we will be happy to accommodate you.

When you book with Alexander Adventures you do so in the confidence that we hold an AALA licence for all the licensable activities that we offer.


Half day – from – £20.00

A fantastic 2.5 hour session with a range of land and water-based activities to choose from. Choose either; two 1 hour introductory sessions or a 2 hour development session in a specific activity. 

Full day – from – £35.00pp

A 5 hour activity day. This is a combination of two half day packages. Choose four introductory sessions, two development sessions or combine two introductory sessions and one development session. We can help you tailor this to your group of learners.

After-School Clubs – £10.00pp

A fantastic tailored weekly programme of 1 hour activity sessions for a minimum of 5 weeks.  Our expert team will plan your programme to include a wide mixture of both land and water-based activities

Curriculum Support

Our expert team can provide the support you require to deliver a wide range of Outdoor and Adventurous Activities to meet your curriculum requirements. From the practical delivery of BTEC outdoor and expeditions modules to long term programmes developing self-esteem and social cohesion for students with additional needs, we can cater for your requirements.

Our Activities

Water based activities:

Stand-Up Paddle-boarding (SUP)

Mega SUP (group paddle-boarding)


Open Canoeing 

Raft Building 

White Water Canoeing 


Gorge walking  

Sea Kayaking

Land based activities:

Rock Climbing 


Mountain hiking 

Hadrian’s wall hike 


Problem solving / Team challenge 

Min expedition 

We run a diverse array of programmes. These include Leadership Development, Problem Solving and Dealing with Pressure. The activities also work well as enjoyable activities for rewards and celebrations. Our staff set challenging, safe activities where individuals are encouraged to develop personal skills. This enhances group performances, dynamics and productivity.

Other focus areas are decision making, time management, negotiating skills, using initiative, learning and gaining from experiences, risk and safety management and confidence building. Please contact us for a specific programme that will meet all your requirements.

Our team has many years of experience developing bespoke programmes for individuals and groups. If you

Sample of an activity day – 

0900 – 0930 Arrival at our River Wear waterside base. 

0930 – 1100

Group A – Canoeing 

Group B – Paddle boarding 

Group C – Archery 

Group D – orienteering 

1100 – 1230 

Group A – Paddle boarding 

Group B – Canoeing

Group C – orienteering 

Group D – Archery

1230 – 1300

Group lunch 

1300 – 1430

Group A – Orienteering

Group B – Archery 

Group C – Paddle boarding 

Group D – Canoeing

1430 – 1600

Group A – Archery

Group B – Orienteering 

Group C – Canoeing

Group D – Paddle boarding 

1600 > 

Dept for the day 

Contact Paul Kirkpatrick for further details!