Welcome to the year 7 & 8 and secondary schools’ knowledge hub, where you can find helpful tips for:
- TICs / Managers – teachers, staff, or parents who are responsible for coordinating an orienteering team.
- Students – year 7 & 8, and secondary school students who want to take part in orienteering.
- Parents – parents and guardians of students who want to take part in orienteering.
- Coaches – teachers, parents, students, or external coaches who are responsible for providing training or advice to students participating in orienteering.
Additionally, here is a collection of recommended resources for those wanting to further extend their knowledge of orienteering.
Are you a teacher, staff, or parent thinking about managing a school orienteering team or wanting to make your experience as a manager more successful? We recommend following these steps.
Thinking about joining or starting an orienteering team at year 7 & 8 or secondary school? Here’s a guide on how to start, how to get better, and how to make your school team sustainable.
Do you have a child joining a school team and wanting to understand what orienteering is all about or how best to help the team? Here’s a quick breakdown on this unique sport.
Thinking about coaching a year 7 & 8 or secondary school orienteering team or wanting to make your experience as a coach more successful? We have a complete guide on what to coach and how to improve your coaching.
We’re realistic about the challenge of coaching orienteering if you’re a relative newcomer to the sport. So if your school team wants coaching input, we recommend that you reach out to your local club for advice and even consider getting someone from your local club on board.