This model (latest draft November 2018) developed by Environment & Forestry partners, describes a progression of place for outdoor learning opportunities and the likely frequency of use of these places. These range from school grounds, gardens and local greenspace, through wider countryside, woodland and forests, to special reserves and our National Parks. The frequency of visits outdoors to these different place types will depend on where the setting is located, but it can be a useful model to plan your outdoor learning, to ensure children and young people are getting regular and frequent opportunities to play and learn outdoors. It includes summary research evidence and quotes to illustrate the benefits to children of being outdoors in these places.

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