Category Archives: Learning Outside the Classroom

Help Your Children Sleep Better: Turn Off Screens and Send Them Outside

Blog written by Sarah Johnson, Community Relations, Tuck Sleep In the modern digital world, many children spend more time than ever in front of a screen. There’s also an increase in the number of sleep disorders amongst children. While digital learning has … Continue reading

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Residential reach

Blog written by Peter Carne OBE, National Learning Adviser to the Learning Away consortium. Many students say that residentials are the most memorable experience of their time at school. But how often do we hear about the many positive impacts … Continue reading

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The Importance of Residentials and Outdoor Learning

Blog written by Marina Robb, Director, Circle of Life Rediscovery More and more research is coming to light to support what we, in the environmental world, have always asserted – being outdoors is good for you! There are so many … Continue reading

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Are school trip safety fears standing in the way of student learning potential?

It is widely reported that learning outside the classroom brings considerable positive impacts for students of all ages. Whether it be a visit to a local museum or a residential trip, such experiences can transform pupils’ learning by developing their … Continue reading

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Learning Everywhere

This week’s article comes to us from Nicholas Garrick, Director at Lighting Up Learning, leaders of the Bristol Hub of the Natural Connections Demonstration Project . As an Executive Coach he works with people to explore possibilities and solutions and as facilitator … Continue reading

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The Noise of Exciting Learning

This week’s article has been carefully compiled for us by Robert Williams, Outdoor Education Adviser, Buckinghamshire County Council. rwilliams@buckscc.gov.uk based on an original article for IOL’s Horizons Magazine written by David Crossland. David has worked in outdoor adventure learning as a teacher, lecturer, … Continue reading

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