This project report from Edinburgh University (Beames & Polack April 2019) explores the status of outdoor learning in Scottish schools using publicly available school inspection reports and maps these findings to see how social deprivation may affect the type and amount of outdoor learning taking place. One conclusion (with caveats) is that outdoor learning in school grounds, local green spaces or local communities is most evident in primary schools, with the highest percentages of outdoor learning being mentioned in reports for schools with less than 15 per cent and greater than 40 per cent Free School Meals.

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