Outdoor Learning

Advice for Developing Outdoor Learning

All school settings are different but think of this as a long-term and ideally whole-school project. This clip offers practical pointers for getting started and developing outdoor learning.

Learning Points

  • Outdoor Learning is a journey.

  • Be realistic with your goals.

  • Recognise that the emphasis should be long term.

  • Each school setting is different.

  • Assess what the school already has.

  • Adopt a whole school approach.

  • Consider funding opportunities.

Key Questions

  • What resources do you have already to support you getting outside?

  • Can parents / local community / businesses help with supplying natural / recycled resources?

  • What aspects of the curriculum can be delivered outside already?

  • What materials do you already have in school that can be used outside?