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AIM Update 8 – Unoccupied Premises Guidance

Following the announcement by the Government on 4th January 2021 regarding a second National Lockdown as well as similar actions taken by the devolved nations, we thought it would be helpful to refresh the guidance we gave in our March update regarding unoccupied premises. With the colder weather we have been experiencing, some are more […]

Outdoor Education Line

AIM Member, Releasing Potential and the UK Outdoors organisation, have offered the attached poster for use which uses the idea that as we travel from birth to adulthood, Outdoor Education can play an key role in someone being able to positively contribute to society.  The train line analogy explains the journey we go on when […]

UK Outdoors – Restart Outdoor Education 2021

Recent developments have led to UK Outdoors issuing the following statement regarding Government’s roadmap to restarting Outdoor Education by Easter 2021. https://www.outdoor-learning.org/News/Latest-News/press-release-from-uk-outdoors-welcoming-governments-roadmap-to-restarting-outdoor-education

On Target Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Each year we publish our Autumn Newsletter, we love putting it together, and this year we’ve given Members the chance to tell their stories and share what’s working for them. We’ve heard from The Climbing Hangar, The Outdoors People and BeVenturesome. Sam Sutton from New Forest Activities has offered some great marketing expertise on how […]

AIM’s support to the Outdoor Sector – Gavin Williamson

School Residential Trips We know that many providers are affected by the Government Guidelines surrounding school residential trips and felt it was important to show our support and if possible lobby government over the lack of future planning. In September 2020, our Chairman Andrew Gardiner and Mutual Manager Sophia Reed wrote to Gavin Williamson, Secretary […]

Government Guidance – National restrictions from 5th November

The following guidance is available from the Government website which includes information on the new national restrictions, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available. We understand that amongst the list of the businesses to close these will include climbing walls and […]

Path Hill Outdoors – Member Profile

Path Hill Outdoors is a non-profit company offering innovative educational and therapeutic programmes based in an outdoor environment. We are known for our intervention programmes for younger people who find the school environment difficult and have been marginalised from mainstream education. We deliver curriculum enhancement days and residential programmes for schools that are designed to […]