Outdoor Education

We are very proud of our extensive outdoor education programme at Isca Academy and the number of students that are inspired to challenge themselves and their team mates to achieve considerable outcomes every year.
Our activites include:

Ten Tors
Multiple teams of our students take part in this event every year hiking 35, 45, or 55 mile routes across Dartmoor over 2 days. Each year around 35 students take part in teams of 6. The training is tough and requires true determination, but the rewards are golden.

Duke of Edinburgh Award
Isca Academy is a Duke of Edinburgh awarding centre and offers training for Bronze and Silver Awards for ages 14+. These are achieved through a personal programme of volunteering, skill, physical challenge and Expedition. All students have the opportunity to complete the Bronze award during Year 9.

Exmoor Challenge
A 16 mile route for teams of 4 across mixed terrain on Exmoor. Isca Academy has won team and overall trophies at this event since 2008! 48 students participated in this event this year.

Exe Valley Challenge
Isca's own walking challenge event for younger pupils in years 4 - 7. Teams of 4 take a 7 or 10 mile route starting and finishing at Isca .

Exe Valley Extreme
An internal team event for House group teams in Years 8 - 10 which takes place in the summer term. This is a highly competiitive event and includes physical and mental challenges both on the school site and around the Haven Banks area at the quayside.

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