7thDecember 2023

Hedge and living gate installed at a Surrey Primary School

07.12.23|Categories: Miscellaneous, Places|Tags: , , , , |

Greenspace Scotland shared this news item by University of Surrey (10 November 2023). Researchers from the University of Surrey, ZERO Carbon Guildford, parents and residents’ groups came up with green infrastructure solutions to curb the effect of air pollution on children and staff at Sandfield Primary. A living green gate [...]

10thOctober 2023

Celebrating Forest School

10.10.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , |

Muddy Faces remind us that International Forest School Day is on the 13th October, with their Forest School focus newsletter. Check out Muddy Faces updated Forest School section on the Outdoor HUB and their NEW stick activity collections. Are you a Forest School Leader or Nature Educator looking for some [...]

14thSeptember 2023

Forest School and Outdoor First Aid training opportunities

14.09.23|Categories: Training|Tags: , , , , , |

Forest School Training Collaborative Ltd. are offering the following training events in 2023: Forest School (FOLA) Training, W Lothian: Starting Date: Tues 3 Oct (online) & Thurs 5 Oct (woodland) FOLA (Forest School) course , all levels Format: blend of online self-paced modules and face to face seminars, and all-day woodland sessions  [...]

1stAugust 2023

The Learning Places Scotland Conference Programme is LIVE!

01.08.23|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , |

Checkout the Learning Places Scotland conference 2023 programme. Presentations and workshops celebrate the theme of ‘Connecting Learning Environments with Learning Experiences’. Plus, this event is CPD accredited! Presentations range from looking at the link between the learning estate and academic achievement and aspirations, additional support needs and accessibility, outdoor learning, the [...]

25thJuly 2023

Outdoor practice articles

25.07.23|Categories: Resources|Tags: , , , , , |

The Forest School Association latest news bulletin shares this EVC (Educational Visits Coordinator) Magazine summer edition. Set within an England/ Wales context, this includes articles of interest to outdoor practitioners more generally. Read about supporting swifts in school buildings (p 14), Forest School programme principles (p18), biophobia (p20), risk perception [...]

5thJuly 2023

Stronger Starts Tesco Funding Launched

05.07.23|Categories: Funding|Tags: , , |

Greenspace Scotland have shared details of this new £5m grant programme to boost school funds. Funding will be focused on providing nutritious food and activities/resources to boost physical health and mental wellbeing in children and young people. A wide range of projects fit the bill - improving school playgrounds, growing [...]