Category Archives: Curriculum

Antarctica, Weddell Sea Expedition 2019, Free Teaching Resources from the RGS

Free teaching resources are available from the Royal Geographical Society. Follow the expedition as it takes place this January and February. You can follow the expedition on the Weddell Sea Expedition Facebook pages, on their Twitter account and on the … Continue reading

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Sustainable School Trips – Goldthorpe Primary School

Goldthorpe Primary School is an Eco-School in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. They have a very positive approach to learning outside the classroom which is based on maximising time outdoors and using local environments as much as possible. This article from outdoor … Continue reading

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Learning Through Landscapes

Learning through Landscapes is the UK charity dedicated to enhancing outdoor learning and play for children. Learning through Landscapes surveys of schools who have improved their grounds demonstrate the benefits: 85% of teachers said it resulted in more creative learning and … Continue reading

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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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