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Outdoor Learning as a context and an approach for learning – a school case study

Interdisciplinary, Maths_Numeracy, Literacy_English Primary Any

This exemplar on the National Improvement Hub describes how Middleton Park School in Aberdeen has adopted whole school approach using outdoor learning to enrich their curriculum and raise attainment. It includes videos that demonstrate the class buddy approach and the range of literacy and numeracy activities used outdoors.

View Other Created by Any | Published: 08.03.17

A’ Ghàidhlig air Aghaidh na Tìre /Gaelic in the Landscape

Literacy_English, Social_Studies Secondary SNH

SNH publications series about Gaelic placenames in selected areas of NW Scotland and the islands, to show the links between nature and culture through Gaelic. These are published as printed booklets, and available online as pdfs.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 05.01.17

The place names of Scotland

Literacy_English, Social_Studies Early_Years, Primary, Secondary Any

This resource combines geography and history and helps children and young people to make connections with their local environment. There are learner journeys for early to fourth level.This is aimed at practitioners working with children across the broad general education years, from early to fourth levels

View Other Created by Any | Published: 05.01.17

Ten Gaelic place name facts

Literacy_English, Social_Studies, Modern_Languages Primary, Secondary SNH

This article from Scotland's Nature describes how many of Scotland’s place names have Gaelic origins, some with fascinating stories and some very surprising.

View Other Created by SNH | Published: 08.11.16

Pearls in the Classroom

Literacy_English, Sciences, Social_Studies Primary SNH

Pearls in the Classroom aims to raise awareness of the freshwater pearl mussel in schools within key river catchments in Scotland, as well as highlighting the species’ important cultural history in Britain. Follow the link for a range of resources and local contacts for ‘Pearls in Peril’.

View N/A Created by SNH | Published: 26.10.16

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