Category Archives: Curriculum

Free Outdoor Learning Resources for Primary Schools

Free outdoor learning resources from the Times Educational Supplement. Embrace the learning potential of the outdoor environment with this hand-picked selection of resources As unpredictable as the British weather is, you can guarantee that as soon as the sun does come … Continue reading

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Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime. In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, more than 580,000 of those were in the … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Benefits of Winter Residentials

Six compelling reasons why schools should plan winter residentials. More information about Learning Away.

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On the Wildness of Children

There is some dawning awareness these days of the insanity of raising children almost entirely indoors….. A thought provoking essay by Carol Black, writer, filmmaker and director of the documentary film Schooling the World. Read On the Wildness of Children … Continue reading

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School’s Out: Lessons from a Forest Kindergarten

No classroom for these school children: this documentary film takes us to a forest kindergarten in Switzerland where children age 4 to 7 spend every day outside in the forest. This is a thought-provoking film about public education in early … Continue reading

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New GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide

A new GCSE, AS/A level Geography Fieldwork Guide has been published by Edexcel, produced in association with the Field Studies Council, the Geographical Association and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG). This Geography Fieldwork Guide is designed for use by … Continue reading

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Barnsley Museums Primary Schools Programme

Barnsley Museums primary schools programme is offering 10 workshops across five sites -Cooper Gallery, Cannon Hall Museum, Worsbrough Mill, Elsecar Heritage Centre and Experience Barnsley: Learning with Barnsley Museums gives children the chance to discover the world by uncovering unique objects … Continue reading

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Meadow Resources from Plantlife UK

Latest information on free resources and information from Plantlife UK:  At Plantlife we are excited to see the knowing of common plants highlighted in the new curriculum and we hope that our developing bank of meadows resources will not only help … Continue reading

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Applications for Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Mark Award close on 11th April 2014

The new round of applications for educational establishments wishing to gain the national Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Mark award closes on 11th April 2014. LOtC Mark is the first national accreditation for schools, nurseries and other educational establishments which … Continue reading

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Barnsley Museums, Galleries & Country Parks: Educational Visits

Barnsley Museums consist of 5 sites – Cooper Art Gallery, Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre, Worsbrough Country Museum & Country Park, Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens and Elsecar Heritage Centre. For the 2013/2014 academic year, we are offering … Continue reading

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