November 1st 2018 is Outdoor Classroom day!


We believe outdoor play & learning is great for mental health & wellbeing. RT if you agree! #OutdoorClassroomDay @OutdoorClassUKI  

Read More Published: 01.11.18

Women in Wellies - inspiring rural careers


This ‘women in wellies’ event took place in Cairngorms National Park on 30th October 2018, to encourage young women to consider pursuing careers in the rural sector. Are you a woman working in the rural sector? Do join in and promote this! #womeninwellies  

Read More Published: 01.11.18

It’s Maths week 10-16 September 2018 – do it outdoors!

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Find out what’s involved from Education Scotland, have a look at numeracy resources in this Outdoor Learning Directory. Plus Creative STAR Learning Ltd has loads of great ideas for maths outdoors!

Read More Published: 13.09.18

Alison Motion: 7 principles of play help kids fulfil their potential


This Scotsman article (Thursday 13 September 2018) by Alison Motion, Director of Grounds for Learning, provides a great nutshell description of how David Sobel’s seven principles of natural play and explores how we are addressing and delivering this in Scotland.

Read More Published: 13.09.18

Middleton Park Primary’s school garden and outdoor learning

Take a guided tour around their school garden with this video by Middleton Park Primary’s pupils. This Aberdeen City primary school is featured in this post by Creative Star Learning Ltd. and notes how their school Inspection report highlights the use of outdoor learning as an approach…

Read More Published: 05.09.18

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 Scottish Natural Heritage Lomond & Trossachs NP Natural Scotland Cairngorms National Park Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh SEPA Education Scotland Historic Environment Scotland