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International School Grounds Month and Activity Guides

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Visit this international school grounds website for further information and download a free Activity Guide developed with international contributors, along with the Living Schoolyard Activity Guide.

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12 reasons to take learning outside

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Key benefits arising through outdoor learning, shared in this Woodland Trust post (9 January 2018), written by a curriculum leader of outdoor learning at St George’s School for Girls in Edinburgh.

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LEAF Open Farm School Days

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A nationwide initiative to get children out onto farms and learning about where their food comes from will take place throughout June 2018. Schools in Scotland can search for farms happy to host educational visits for children to learn about how their food is grown, where it comes…

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Field Studies Council welcome applications to Kids fund

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FSC Kids Fund provides financial support for groups of disadvantaged young people who would like to visit a FSC centre to experience the outdoors or to take part in activities to increase appreciation and understanding of the environment. 
UK Groups and schools working with disadvantaged young people…

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Nature Connections Survey

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The UK based Nature Connections Research Network are undertaking a survey to help understand how people from different disciplines or roles understand the term ‘nature connection’. Access the survey here.

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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 Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland