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Supporting Learning Outdoors: Curriculum for Excellence demystified

Resources Training

SAPOE have shared (11 October 2020) this interactive presentation about Supporting Learning Outdoors. It provides a great stand-alone introduction to CfE, and also in tandem with SAPOE’s Outdoor Learning training courses

Read More Published: 14.10.20

Bags of Help – October to December 2020

Grants

Greenspace Scotland have shared news about Changes to Bags of Help during the Covid-19 pandemic. During October, November and December, Tesco will be providing grants of up to £1000 to support projects focused on local children and young people. This can include projects that support outdoor activities. 

Read More Published: 08.10.20

Safer outside – using our spaces more

Resources Other

Greenspace Scotland are developing a new resource Safer outside – using our spaces more to encourage and support our greenspaces to be used more for activities that would normally take place inside. This includes learning outside, outdoor nurseries, and space to play. Ideas and feedback are welcomed. Find…

Read More Published: 08.10.20

Getting families outdoors this autumn

Resources

Education Scotland have collated lots of ideas to help you get outdoors this autumn, to refresh and recharge, shared in this outdoor activities for families wakelet.

Read More Published: 08.10.20

Edinburgh Royal Botanic Garden (RBGE) - a home for pollinators

Other

This Scottish Pollinators post (29 September 2020) shares how this special landmark in Edinburgh is home to more than a handful of pollinators. Great inspiration for your own school grounds!

Read More Published: 08.10.20

Scotland’s Outdoor Learning Directory aims to provide a portal to services supporting outdoor learning which are provided by these Scottish organisations.

Forestry and Land Scotland Scottish Forestry NatureScot Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland