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Outdoor Classroom Day can be EVERY DAY with these resources

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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

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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

Glasgow Botanic Gardens Outdoor Classroom unveiled

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Greenspace Scotland’s June newsletter describes The Friends of Glasgow Botanic Gardens new outdoor classroom, unveiled as part of the 200th birthday celebrations of the Glasgow Botanic Gardens. The semi-enclosed Fern Garden area is suitable for both formal and informal groups.

Read More Published: 06.06.17

5th - 9th of June 2017 is Bike To School week

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Celebrate ‘Bike To School week’ with these Teacher resources and activities from Sustrans, including a debate about safety, a traffic survey, drawing your journey to school and other fun class activities. 

Read More Published: 06.06.17

Scottish Parliament Members debate Outdoor Learning

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Brian Whittle MSP raised this debate (motion S5M-05008) on Tuesday 16th May 2017, where the benefits of and barriers to outdoor learning were discussed. Read the full debate or watch it here.

Read More Published: 30.05.17

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 Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland