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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 ā€“ 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 pupilsā€™ learning by developing their … Continue reading

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The Brilliant Benefits of a Residential Experience for Students

Teenager Ben* was reluctant to go on a three night residential with his school in East Kilbride. He was on the cusp of disengagement from his lessons and the cost of attending was too much of a financial burden on … Continue reading

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Busting the Myths on Outdoor Learning in Schools

Today we re-blog an article from Jim Burt, Principal Adviser for Outdoor Learning in Natural England, published here. As the school year draws to a close, children rush out into parks and gardens across the country, enjoying the sunshine and … Continue reading

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Adventurous journeys, a Learning Away Case Study

A secondary school case study from Scotland shows the relationship between adventurous journeys, student leadership and school transformation developed over time and as a result of flexible and responsive staff leadership. This is a case study from the Paul Hamlyn … Continue reading

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Transition Camps, a Learning Away Case Study

This case study of transition camps comes from the experiences and evaluation of the Learning Away Initiative, a Paul Hamlyn Foundation project. It has been prepared for the Natural Connections blog by Chris Loynes, a Learning Away advisor. Ā  Working … Continue reading

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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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