Category Archives: Natural Environment

Case Study -The benefits of camping with year 2 pupils

Thank you to Chris Loynes for Sharing this Case Study from Learning Away, an initiative of the Paul Hamlyn Foundation. For more information, resources and case studies visit: http://learningaway.org.uk The benefits of camping with year 2 pupils The Bulwell EAZ … Continue reading

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What did Ofsted ever do for us?

This week’s blog comes to us from Juno Hollyhock, Executive Director at Learning Through Landscapes. One of the repetitive messages that circulate within our sector is the refrain that says if Ofsted were more supportive of learning in the natural … Continue reading

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Look! Look! Taking Tiny Ant Steps and Making Big Strides…

This week’s blog comes to us from Louise Graham,  who works with collaborations of schools across North Devon as hub leader for the Naturally Healthy Devon Schools project.  http://www.naturallearning.org.uk/NHDSP. Louise is a primary school teacher and forest school leader working near the … Continue reading

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Vitamin N: The missing ingredient in the 21st Century Curriculum

This week’s blog comes to us from Dr Tonia Gray, Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the Centre for Educational Research, University of Western Sydney, Australia. As a senior member in the Centre for Educational Research at UWS, Associate Professor Tonia Gray … Continue reading

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Initial Teacher Training Findings from FACE – Building Confidence

This week’s blog article comes from Hannah Martin from Farming and Countryside Education What is the best way to help young people learn more about the natural environment? Who can share with them a love of food and farming? There … Continue reading

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Building Teacher Confidence in Learning in the Natural Environment

This week’s article has come from Martin Northcott, Outdoor Education Manager at Plymouth City Council, the Plymouth Hub Leader for the Natural Connections Demonstration Project. To build confidence learning in the natural environment it’s important to have a clear aim. … Continue reading

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