School children are being given the opportunity to swap the city for the great outdoors, this half-term.

The Gordon Brown Outdoor Education Centre, in Hampshire, is offering a series of one-day courses between Tuesday to Friday next week.

Youngsters between 6-12-year-olds can try their hand at archery, learn essential survival skills, test their problem-solving and teamwork and get creative making natural works of art.

Activities run between 9.30am-3.30pm and cost £12 per day.

For further information, contact 01256 762824, or email