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Our Outdoor Learning Journey in Year 2 – Guest Blog

Today's blog post is written by Laura Walton, a Primary Teacher who works in Year 2! Laura has been a Planning Hub subscriber and Online Trainee with us fo...

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5 essential outdoor learning resources

One of the main barriers educators identify when taking their lessons outdoors is resourcing. But what we THINK we need for successful outdoor lessons and ...

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Convincing reluctant staff to embrace outdoor learning: 4 tips for Outdoor Learning Leaders

Deciding to take more of the curriculum outdoors within your weekly teaching practice is an easy decision to make, especially once you're aware of all the ...

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How to take your Science Week outdoors!

This year, British Science Week takes place between 5th - 14th March. With schools across the UK currently all running at different capacities on site, we ...

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18 Winter Garden Activities

It's been reported that since the start of Coronavirus, 6 in 10 children have spent less time outdoors despite 83% of children agreeing that time in nature...

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Taking learning outdoors in KS2

Outdoor learning is quickly gaining popularity amongst primary teachers during this pandemic. After all, the outdoor environment is the safest one we can b...

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Taking Christmas Outdoors in 2020

Christmas is fast approaching and for the first time we find ourselves unable to deliver many Christmas traditions. Nativities are going virtual, Christmas...

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Clothing every teacher needs for outdoor learning this winter

We've all experienced that biting cold feeling in our fingers and toes in the winter. It's enough to put many adults off outdoor learning for good. But hav...

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Teaching Pumpkin Maths

It seems as though every October social media becomes awash with pumpkin activities! There's so many fantastic, hands-on learning opportunities presented b...

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5 Natural Loose Parts for Outdoor Learning

Here at Alfresco Learning we are always raving about natural loose parts. They are our 'go to' resources to take the curriculum outdoors and no, they are n...

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