Juliet Robertson of Creative Star Learning Ltd. recently shared a timely reminder about this Nursery World article from 2015 looking at different approaches around the UK and benefits to children.
The revised National Performance Framework launched in June 2018 sets a vision for Scotland and includes actions for children and the environment, and visits to the outdoors, within the set of 81 Indicators to measure progress.
Greenspace Scotland report (13 June 2018) how pupils from this East Renfrewshire primary school have created their own edible vertical garden which they built with the help of a world-renowned Spanish landscape artist
Read this Scottish Government news report 12/07/18 on ‘A More Active Scotland: Scotland’s Physical Activity Delivery Plan’. The report stresses that the early years is a vitally important period to intervene to improve outcomes for children. Currently, 76% of children meet the average daily guidelines on physical activity,…
This article by Mairi Ferris from Inspiring Scotland in the Sunday Herald online (21 July 2018) describes the big changes happening to early childhood in Scotland.