All East Ayrshire pupils entitled to a life changing Brilliant Residential

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News from Learning Away that East Ayrshire Council has announced that all pupils from all backgrounds across their 54 schools will be entitled to a high-quality residential learning experience during their time at school.

Read More Published: 28.06.17

Join in the Big Butterfly Count this summer!

The big butterfly count  runs from Friday 14 July - Sunday 6 August 2017. Find out more and how to take part here.

Read More Published: 27.06.17

Become Awards Aware

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The Awards Network shares the value that non-formal learning brings to young people, those that support them in learning and achievement, parents and carers as well as employers. Many of these schemes support young people's achievements and skills outdoors.   Find out more here.

Read More Published: 27.06.17

Take part in the Great British Wildflower Hunt!


Plantlife have launched  the Great British Wildflower Hunt. Have a look at their information page which shows you how to take part - and download a free Wildflower Fortune Teller!

Read More Published: 27.06.17

On-site ‘forest school’ helps to improve exam results


The Head of an 'outstanding' primary school describes how  a Forest School programme is' the secret of our success' in this Manchester  Evening News Report (January 2016).

Read More Published: 27.06.17

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 Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland