This short film from Grounds for Learning features Deshar Primary, a small Highland school comprising composite classes, which uses a woodland clearing a short walk from school on a weekly basis. School staff share the thinking, planning and practice used to take these learners outdoors and raise engagement and attainment.
This short film from Grounds for Learning highlights the benefits of Learning in Local Greenspace. We follow Shawlands Academy in Glasgow on one of their routine trips to Queens Park, where lessons include maths, science, geography, art and PE.
This Scottish Natural Heritage biodiversity website includes information on education and nature, class activity resources, the learning in local greenspace project, teaching and training, Teaching in Nature, citizen science, and managing your school building to improve biodiversity. Plus find information on Learning for sustainability, Eco-schools, and education on National Nature…
This case study describes how Bonhill Primary School, in West Dunbartonshire, used the John Muir Award to guide their outdoor learning progression from their school grounds to Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.
This case study describes how the Ardroy Outdoor Education Centre supports schools, youth and adult groups to take part in the John Muir Award and experience the outdoors around Lochgoilhead in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park, using a two year cross-curricular model.