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Exploring and learning outdoors

Rossett House Nursery has developed innovative outdoor learning experiences that engage children and help them develop literacy and numeracy through role-play. Read more >

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Making spaces for play and learning outdoors

Plasyfelin Primary School has transformed its grounds so every space offers opportunities for pupils to play and learn. Read more >

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Using the outdoors to increase pupils’ wellbeing

Children at Llandogo Early Years nursery benefit from an outdoor learning strategy which teaches them about the natural world and enhances their curiosity, social skills and wellbeing. Read more >

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Pupils shape their own curriculum

Albert School, Penarth, has seen improvements in pupils’ motivation, engagement and the quality of work after involving learners in curriculum design. Read more >

Playtime learning

Playtime learning

Bedwas Infant School, Caerphilly, has developed their playground so that pupils have the opportunity to learn through play. Teaching assistants facilitate different play areas and offer additional support to vulnerable groups. The schools standards of wellbeing are high and attendance has improved. Read more >

Outdoor learning at the beach

Outdoor learning at the beach

Pupils at Ysgol Bryn Hedydd, Denbighshire, have benefited from a “Beach school” initiative. The school has developed a scheme to create opportunities for children to learn outdoors and they regularly hold lessons on the beach. Read more >