Category Archives: Learning Outside the Classroom

How to aid Student Growth In and Outside the Classroom

Blog post written by Mark El Hagar. Growth is part of life, emotionally, physically, and even academically. Education experts recommend regular measuring of students’ growth and success in the classroom as a way of helping teachers know if their students … Continue reading

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Taking learning outside the classroom

Blog post written by YPO. Compared to 50 years ago, children are spending less and less time outdoors, even more so after the events of the past six months and the developments in technology over the years – in fact, … Continue reading

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The space to learn

Responding to the impact Covid-19 has had on learning and meeting guidelines around physical distancing is requiring schools to be innovative in how they deliver the curriculum and support pupil health and wellbeing, writes Justine Lee from the Council for … Continue reading

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Helping children stay sun safe

Each year, thousands of schools participate in the Soltan Sun Ready Schools programme, which has provided over half a million children across the UK with tips on how to stay safe in the sun. Due to the closure of many … Continue reading

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Why can I not go on a life changing opportunity?

Blog post written by: Steve Dool, Chair of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. Covid- 19 is the greatest challenge society has faced in our lifetime. It is a crisis second to none, it will test our attitudes, approach … Continue reading

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The five sensory benefits of a school trip abroad

Blog post written by: Danielle West, Marketing Coordinator at Rayburn Tours. The way we learn is a characteristic that makes each person unique. It’s as much a part of our identity as our appearance, speech, interests and values. That’s why … Continue reading

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Try something different for your next school trip

Blog post written by: Justine Lee, Communications and Fundraising Manager at the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. When you know a school trip works, it’s tempting to keep repeating it year after year – but there’s a whole world … Continue reading

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9 ways to take your maths lessons outside

Blog post written by: Adam Harvey, Primary School Teacher in Guernsey and developer of resource website: http://www.educateoutside.com. Maths is a great lesson to take outdoors with endless possibilities for teaching many different subject areas. I first started taking my lessons … Continue reading

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