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Essential Skills at Cuffley 

Cuffley Active Learning Centre incorporates the Skills Builder Framework to deliver adventure and personal development experiences that align with the Skills Builder essential skills.

The Centre liaises with teachers prior to their trip to ensure that learning goals are clear, with options for pre- and post-course evaluations to identify target areas for development.

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Informed by teacher and / or pupil self‑evaluations via the Skills Builder Hub / Benchmark

The Centre’s skilled facilitators create opportunities to work with groups or individuals to develop targeted steps within the Skills Builder Framework. Challenges on High Ropes, Low Ropes or the Climbing wall are combined with problem-solving activities and a focus on wellbeing.


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Bespoke programmes, tailored to your students' needs 

All activities are designed to give opportunities for review and reflection, so that students build their confidence and skills through their stay – be it a one-day course or a 5-day residential.

The team at Cuffley Active Learning Centre is very happy to work with teachers to design a programme that focuses on one or more of the essential skills – and can adapt as pupils progress through a visit. For details, please visit the website below. If you would like to discuss a programme with one of our team, contact us here

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Additional Resources

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Cuffley Active Learning centre (Active Learning Group) has been awarded Impact Level 4: Progressing in essential skills

Programmes that are successful here combine the chance for individuals to reflect on their essential skills before and after applying them, with content specifically targeted on steps of progress.
Details are available via: https://www.skillsbuilder.org/organisations

You can download information about the Skills Builder Impact levels via: https://www.skillsbuilder.org/file/impact-levels-guide