Achieving for Children

Albany Outdoors for schools

Are you a parent or young person? If so, you will find information for you about Albany Outdoors on AfCinfo, our website for families. The information on this page is for schools.

Located on the Thames in Kingston, Albany is a professional outdoor activity provider that prides itself in its ability to enhance and support the development of all participants within Key Stage 2 upwards with the use of the outdoors.

Albany’s facilities and activities are flexible and accessible making it an excellent venue for user groups with additional needs with access to specialist equipment where needed.

The range of activities and experience that are on offer interlink with the National Curriculum guidelines for many subjects. The team is creative in its delivery and evidencing outcomes for the use of all individuals to enhance their personal and academic achievements.

Albany’s senior team is happy to work with the teaching staff in the planning stages to develop a learning journey that is best designed to meet the expected outcomes for the programme that is of interest.

We are licensed by the Adventure Activities & Licensing Service and follow their guidance to ensure all participants can experience exciting and stimulating activates outdoors without being exposed to avoidable risks.

This is a Premium service only.

What we can offer

Water-based activities:

  • Sailing courses
  • Canoeing courses
  • Kayaking
  • Dragon boating
  • Bell boating
  • Power boating
  • Raft building
  • Stand-up paddle boarding

Specialist activities:

  • Corporate team building days and events for teachers
  • One-to-one and SEN specialist group work
  • Specialist projects for schools and PRUs
  • Bespoke activity packages
  • Duke of Edinburgh’s Award water expeditions

Land-based activities:

  • Climbing
  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Off-road cycling
  • Challenge course team building packages

What our customers say

“Thank you for the amazing time and teaching me better skills and my understanding of kayaking. Thank you so much.”
Young person from a local school

“It was absolutely fantastic and was key to ensuring that our day was a great success.”
PRU Service Manager

“Thank you, kayaking was awesome and cannot wait to come next year.”
Young person following school visit

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