Beyond your Boundary is a comprehensive online resource for educators in all schools, of any subject, working with pupils of all stages. It helps you to find, access and use your local greenspace for learning. It also offers support to help you improve your greenspace and spread and embed learning…
Scottish Natural Heritage have produced and watermarked these images to support a focus on biodiversity during August 2017. They are available for anyone who wishes to use them, and may be useful for educators exploring the variety of life in Scotland
A useful note on what to consider when taking your groups outdoors for learning, linked to the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.
Outdoor & Woodland Learning (OWL) Scotland summary guidance to support skills development, training and specialist guidance delivered by trained practitioners. This includes: introducing fire to groups, building & lighting a fire, using fire outdoors, benefits of fire activities, environmental considerations, and activity risk/ benefit assessment forms.
This helps pupils explore the shape and structure of invertebrates while asking how this structure relates to their environment and includes ideas for outdoor activities. (CfE Levels 1&2).