10 Ways to Measure a Tree

Pupils thrive and their minds develop best when they have free access to stimulating outdoor environments for learning. “Where pupils use numeracy skills in ways that are relevant to them, young people can be more motivated to learn these skills and understand why they matter, in school and beyond”

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Outdoor Learning: 1 The Outdoor Learning Journey

Pam Lowry, the Principal of Killylea Primary School, recounts how they started off with getting the children outside 1 day a week for outdoor play.  5 years later they are an  ‘outdoor learning’ school.

Outdoor Learning: 2 Advice for Developing Outdoor Learning

All school settings are different but think of this as a long-term and ideally whole-school project. This clip offers practical pointers for getting started and developing outdoor learning.

Play at Forest School – The Importance of Play in Nature

Play at Forest School is valued as the ‘highest expression of human development’, yet we live in a consumeristic society that doesn’t always value it. In this video we explore a definition of play, consider the importance of play in nature and look at how we can support play at Forest School.

UK Forest School Association

The Forest School Association is the professional body and UK wide voice for Forest School, promoting best practice, cohesion and ’quality Forest School for all‘.

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