Category Archives: School Grounds

Case Study- Natural Connections at Torpoint Community College

John Golding from Torpoint Community College explains his experience of being involved with the Natural Connections Demonstration Project, and how he has developed outdoor learning at the school. At Torpoint Community College we got involved in the Natural Connections Demonstration … 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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COMPETITION! WIN THE DEN BOOK!

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Going Wild at the ASE Conference

On 9th January Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield, authors of the Going Wild books were invited to give the key note Margaret Collis Lecture at the ASE Conference, which they saw as a wonderful opportunity to speak to an audience … 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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Embedding LOtC into school curriculum and policies: Pokesdown Primary School

This week’s blog comes to us from Elaine Skates, Chief Executive of the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. More information about CLOtC and a link to their newsletters can be found here.    There is a wealth of research, … Continue reading

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“How do you do?” “You do by learning.” “How do you learn?” “You learn by doing.”

This week’s post comes to us from “across the pond” and builds on the theme of  “Using the outdoors for teaching across the curriculum”.  The article has kindly been provided by Stephen J Cooper RN who also has his own blog, … Continue reading

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