The very first Thamesmead Schools Adventure Challenge is a fantastic 5 km adventure walk around Thamesmead.  The challenge starts and finishes in Birchmere Park, with mystery challenges and puzzles along the route.

Local Year 6 children will learn key personal and social skills during the challenge helping to get them ready for the next stage in their school journey, including: Learning to work together as a team, building resilience and determination, acting responsibly and communicating effectively with others.

The Thamesmead Schools Adventure Challenge is for local Year 6 primary school challenge. In groups of six, your pupils will walk a 5 km trail and work as a team to complete three mystery challenges and puzzles. The challenge will help to improve your children’s communication and teamwork, and give them a huge sense of achievement on the day.

The Adventure Challenge will connect aims to connect local children with Nature and their local environment.

Peabody Thamesmead are experts in providing outdoor education, ensuring that your pupils can conquer the Schools Adventure Challenge in a safe, welcoming and positive environment.

What’s included:

  • Toilets & light refreshments at the start
  • Completely arrowed & marshalled course
  • Mystery Challenges and a trail puzzle to keep groups engaged
  • A delicious treat as a reward for completing the challenge
  • Individual certificates and a school certificate 


Post event competition:

After the event your school and class are invited to take part in a competition. If you would like to participate you and your class have two weeks to produce a picture, poem or short summary (400 words) about the day and challenge. The work will be judged by Peabody with the winning pupils class receiving a free half day session at Tump 53 Nature Reserve.


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