Get your students learning essential life skills

Develop students’ resilience and wellbeing with the William Pike Challenge at your school. Give your students their best EOTC learning experiences ever. Prepare them for tomorrow’s world and have heaps of fun along the way.

William Pike Challenge students standing in a row together

How it works in three easy steps

The William Pike Challenge is an exciting Education Outside the Classroom (EOTC) programme run by teachers over 4 terms. Students get involved in Outdoor Activities, Community Service and Passion Projects.

1. Design your programme

Use our free programme resources to design an amazing William Pike Challenge programme. This is where you can let loose with creativity and make an awesome programme.

2. Sign Up

Sign up to run the William Pike Challenge at your school. Pricing is based on a per school and per student basis.

3. Get results

Here’s where the fun and learning for teachers and students begins! Watch your students learn, develop their life skills and wellbeing as they progress through their William Pike Challenge programme.

William Pike Challenge students fundraising money for Daffodil Day

Why schools around NZ trust the William Pike Challenge

  • 87% of students said that the WPC has helped them become better at persevering and not giving up.
  • 86% of parents said that the WPC has helped their child become more confident in themselves.
  • “Giving students opportunities to engage with the Outdoors, Community Service & Passion Projects – for me that is where we can make a difference. I feel empowered as a teacher, it gives us extra weaponry that the average teacher doesn’t have.”

    Kevin – WPC Teacher.

Get the ball rolling today

Start designing your William Pike Challenge programme using our free planning resources.
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