Open up your Classroom

Open up your Classroom

Our Mission

To enable every young person to discover, the fun and adventure of the outdoors whilst promoting a healthier and more active lifestyle!

Limitless Opportunities of Learning Outdoors

We deliver bespoke learning experiences and exciting tailor made sessions based on your class topics in a fun, outdoor and practical way!

Year 6 – Hunger Games

Rosehill Junior School on our Hunger Game Trials! #immersive #makinglearningreal – May the odds be ever in your favour!

Foundation Stage – Senses

Working F1 children on the topic of senses. The children did a fabulous job of finding, sorting, discovering and testing their senses on our outdoor immersive learning project! Well done everyone!

Foundation Stage – Minibeast Adventure

Bramley Grange School Visit – A fantastic day of minibeast hunting, shelter building, cooking on fires and having fun in the outdoors!

Year 1 – Habitats

Ryecroft Infants School Visit to Pops Outdoor Adventure Centre in Rosehill Park Rawmarsh – A great day of learning about habitats, minibeast hunts and pond dipping!

Year 2 – Habitats

Amazing outdoor adventure with Kilnhurst Primary School Year 2 class on their Minibeast Adventure!! The children hunted for minibeasts, made bird feeders and created minibeast hotels! Fantastic outdoor learning!!

Year 3 – Adventure Day

Monkwood School Visit to Pops Outdoor Adventure in Rosehill Park Rawmarsh. A fantastic day of Pioneering, games and making pizza in our wood fired pizza oven!

Year 3 – I’m a Year 3 Get Me Out Of Here!!

Fantastic day with the children from Ledger Lane Outwood Primary School! The children built their own shelters from junk washed up on shore, solved the jungle challenges, saw off those pesky Kakamora’s and had an Island campfire to finish!! What a day of fun and adventure!!!

Year 4 – Stone Age

Amazing Stone Age Forest School Session with Monkwood Primary School Class 8. They made tools using natural clay, Elder jewellery and learnt how to make fire using a flint.

Year 4 – Volcanoes

Another fantastic day in the woods with Class 9 at Monkwood Primary School. The children brought their learning outdoors to create their own volcanoes and then to see them come to life in their own mini eruptions!!

Year 4 – Native Indians

Fantastic day outside on our Native Indian Workshop with students from Monkwood Primary School. Students learnt about life within a tribe, creating trade goods, shelter building, tracking and some fun Indian songs to finish. What better way to enjoy the sunshine with an outdoor classroom experience!

Year 4 – Romans

The Year 4 children joined the ranks of the Roman Legion and began their training with Archery, fire lighting, preparing/cooking bannock bread and broth and taking part in fun Roman themed field games. What a great way to engage learning in the outdoors!

Year 5 – Nature Study

Fantastic Day with Kilnhurst Y5 class continuing their work on Nature and the outdoors. Minibeast Hunting, Pond Dipping, Creating Bird Nests and Nest Helpers finishing off with team challenges and field games. What a day!

Year 5 – Fallen Fields

A very memorable adventure at Monkwood Primary School with Class 11 on their topic of ‘Fallen Fields’ following the story of ‘Private Peaceful’. They discovered what life was like in the trenches, built their defences and exchanged Christmas gifts created from the forest. They even had time to squeeze in a hot chocolate cooked over a real fire!

Year 5 – Egyptians

Another fantastic day outdoors with Monkwood Primary School Class 12 on their topic of Egyptians! They played the role of Egyptian engineers, exploring methods of transporting water and gathering natural building materials to construct their own pyramids. What better way to create an immersive learning experience!

CPD Training

Had an amazing time delivering CDP training with staff from Monkwood Primary School. Shelter Building, Fire Lighting and all round outdoor adventure in their amazing woodland! It was a pleasure to work with such a fantastic group of Teachers!

“We believe passionately about making learning meaningful and memorable for every child and are saddened that too many children do not have the opportunity to play, learn and explore natural spaces. Working with Pop’s Outdoor on a weekly basis has given our children the opportunity to learn personal, social and technical skills as well as develop confidence in our woodland. Most importantly of all they love every minute and are super keen when they arrive in their wellies and woollies ready to face the next challenge.

Our woodland is being transformed by Staff from Pop’s Outdoor Adventure Centre whom are working with the children and staff to create a vibrant, functional, all year round outdoor space including; new footpaths, nature areas, campfire/bushcraft areas and other outdoor learning spaces.

The work carried out by Pop’s has enabled the school to bring classroom learning into the outdoors, enabling the children to further develop their confidence, health and wellbeing and to further encourage the natural curiosity the woodland has to offer.”

Kay Sherburn - Head Teacher, Monkwood Primary Academy

” Pop’s have delivered outdoor adventurous themed days for each of our classes over the summer term. The staff at POPs have linked each of the days to the current topic of the class, including turning up as Roman Soldiers and Egyptian Pharaohs! Their love for the outdoors has been transferred to all our children through experiences such as building camps, cooking food over a fire, archery and many more outdoor physical activities. It has been great to see our children exploring, creating and having fun in our own amazing space. 

Thanks again to Adrian and all the staff at POPs, we can’t wait until next year! “

Ryan Cousins - Headteacher, Kilnhurst Primary School

“Came here with year 3/4 class. This place was absolutely fab! The weather was cold and wet but that didn’t stop us having non stop fun. The two guys, one Pops, sorry can’t remember the other guys name but they were amazing. Well organised,safe guarding was top notch,they were fantastic with the kids, supplied staff with a hot drink at lunchtime,the kids loved it and so did staff.
I’m sure we will return and can’t wait.
Top marks Pops Outdoor Adventure Centre! 
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Marie Crossley - Teacher

” The best school trip ever!’ a quote from both myself and my class. Thank you to Pops and Alex for a fun filled day of archery, den building, memory challenges and silly camp fire songs. One to remember! “

Leanne Cleasby - Teacher

Supporting Schools to develop their outdoor provision

As part of our mission to encourage children to spend more time outdoors – we offer support, advice and delivery within your school grounds to create unique outdoor learning spaces.

  • Site Development Planning

  • Session Delivery

  • Curriculum Support

  • CPD Training

  • PPA Cover

  • Transition Days

“Thank you ever so much for this morning. The children have thoroughly enjoyed themselves (despite the weather). Your staff were great: very knowledgeable and fantastic with the children. I will recommend your school program to as many people as I can, just like I do with your Little Explorers!
We will definitely visit again. Thanks again”

Year 3 Teacher

“The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky”

Margaret McMillan

“A perfect gift for anyone that loves the outdoors is inviting them on an adventure”

Ben Stookesberry

Committed to ensuring your visit runs smoothly

We work with all age groups and abilities of children, working in partnership with visiting Teachers.

Half Day and Full Day Sessions Available

  • All resource materials provided where possible
  • Curriculum Enrichment
  • Planning and Support Available
  • Indoor and Outdoor Activities
  • Experienced and Trained Staff Support
  • Immersive Learning
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Transport available in our own 17 seat Minibus
  • Curriculum Support

  • Transition Days

  • Learning Enrichment

  • PPA Cover

  • Staff Absence Cover

  • Team Building Days

Please call to discuss your requirements: 01709 527023

For smaller numbers transport can be provided by our minibus.

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Pops Outdoor Adventure Centre
The Bowling Green Pavilion, Rosehill Park, Rawmarsh, Rotherham. S62 7FL

For more information please call: 01709 527023
info@pops-summercamp.co.uk