Stay healthy outdoors and avoid bugs!


Some great advice from the NHS on avoiding bugs and germs outdoors, and the Forestry Commission on how to check for ticks, so you can continue to enjoy Scotland's outdoors.

Read More Published: 22.06.17

Grantown Grammar School 1000th John Muir award

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Cairngorms National Park news announcing how Grantown Grammar School achieved this special milestone in May 2017, with information about the John Muir Award.

Read More Published: 14.06.17

Grounds for Learning Newsletter June 2017 – some fantastic learning resources

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Great lesson ideas for delivering Literacy, Numeracy and Science outdoors, plus family learning resources, funding and training opportunities, in this GfL newsletter.

Read More Published: 14.06.17

Outdoor Classroom Day can be EVERY DAY with these resources


These lesson plans and ideas were for the Outdoor Classroom Day in May, but can be used anytime of the year. Download here

Read More Published: 07.06.17

High School using Tentsmuir NNR for Outdoor Learning


During Spring 2017 Bell Baxter High School had 20 third year pupils on Tentsmuir National Nature Reserve for four days studying sand dune succession and carrying out the work towards their John Muir Award ‘Giving Something Back to the Environment’, described in this NNR Blog post.  Why not…

Read More Published: 06.06.17

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry Commission Scotland Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Gardens SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland