Learning through Landscapes

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”

A day in the life

The task is to find out about what happened in your school grounds today, using on-the-ground evidence

A good place for a pond

Use this form to help you decide on the best site for a wildlife pond.

A strong child

A Strong Child is one who feels confident, capable and self-assured. Strong children have a sense of their own identity and their own capabilities. With support, they become able to make decisions, trust themselves and have a positive self-image.

A treasury of foreign words

A Strong Child is one who feels confident, capable and self-assured. Strong children have a sense of their own identity and their own capabilities. With support, they become able to make decisions, trust themselves and have a positive self-image.

Abstract Art

Working creatively on a large scale Experiment with colour and mediums Make comparisons and discuss their creations

Active Learning

Young children thrive and their minds & bodies develop best when they have free access to stimulating outdoor environments for learning through play and real experiences.

All Fall Down

Take the children outside and ask them to look around and see what large supporting structures they can see in the school grounds and in the landscape beyond.

Awkward angles

Bang

Making music outside using everyday items

Barefoot investigation

Explore the properties of different materials using your feet

Battleships

Getting to grips with coordinates

Beanbag painting

Creating pictures with home-made beanbags

Bird ballistics

Mathematics using some fun bird models

Blast

Making your own rockets

Building a fire

Explore the process and products of combustion, understand wood as a source of energy and how heat energy can be controlled and used as a tool. Also promotes awareness of fire hazards and safety procedure

Building a shelter

Design and build your own shelter

Building homes for mini beasts

Where are the mini beasts?

Calculating area

A problem solving task

Cat-Mouse

Can you escape from the cat in time?

Celebrity guided tour

School grounds focus: • Where are we now? • Where do we want to be? • How can we get there?

Chinese whispers

A treasure hunt for spelling and language work

Christmas case study

We had to search for the stocking. There was something red hidden in the thick trees

Collaborative poem

A simple activity to write creatively

Conker rolling

A fun autumn game using conkers