Outdoor Learning


There are a range of Outdoor Learning opportunities within James Hamilton Academy as follows:  


Shared Responsibility Project (Focus on impact of the Colombian Drugs Trade). Involves a 2 day experience at the Dean Park. Pupils achieve John Muir Award Level 1.


Outdoor Learning taught within the Senior Phase Curriculum. Pupils achieve John Muir Level 3 Conserver Award

Duke of Edinburgh Award Pupils achieve Bronze Award

S3 Skillforce Pupils achieve Duke of Edinburgh Navigation Award (Bronze)

Empty the Classroom Day Pupils work on campus outwith the classroom

Cumbrae Marine Centre Excursion (Residential) Pupils learn about marine life and related environmental issues.

Loch Eil (Residential) Pupils attend for 5 days leadership and confidence building experience.