Our Alfresco Year

Would you love to spend regular time outdoors with your class?

  • Delivering memorable learning experiences and supporting your children’s holistic well-being
  • Watching their language, social and communication skills flourish
  • Stepping out into nature, breathing in the fresh air and enjoying the learning you are delivering

Here’s your chance to do what you’ve always wanted to in your teaching!

12 months, 47 outdoor activity ideas = 1 amazing year

Join in with Our Alfresco Year!

Whether you’re new to outdoor learning, or an experienced outdoor educator, the open ended, monthly nature challenges in Our Alfresco Year are designed to spark your inspiration, provide you with some fresh ideas and ignite your passion for outdoor learning!

Each monthly challenge is accompanied by curriculum areas and activity ideas adaptable across the primary age range.

Our Alfresco Year will enable you to deliver regular, short-burst, outdoor sessions to build up your confidence and experience in taking your whole class outdoors.

Our Alfresco Year Planner

Get organised and plan your outdoor sessions using the brand new 2020/21 planner. The activity ideas combine the monthly themes with varied curriculum areas, and are adaptable to all ages from Early Years to Key Stage Two. Click through the preview images to take a closer look!

The planner also includes notes pages and boxes for you to plan and prepare your outdoor sessions. Providing inspiration and organisation all in one place!

Available in a PDF download or a beautifully printed and bound hard copy!

Hard copy

20% off now £16

56 pages of premium quality paper in A4 size, spiral bound with durable cover. We have thought of all the details to make this the perfect planner for outdoor enthusiasts. It is wonderfully tactile and beautiful to own, the design of this planner will keep you coming back throughout the year to achieve your outdoor learning goals.

Receive 10% off when you order 5 or more copies automatically at checkout.

Orders placed by 11am Thursday will be shipped the following Tuesday. Free 1st Class delivery by Royal Mail.

PDF download £10

Featuring editable text boxes for you to type your planning straight into and save to your device. The download is accessible through our members area upon purchase.

How to get the most out of #ouralfrescoyear

  • Use the planner to organise how you will cover curriculum areas, using the activity ideas to support your planning
  • Set yourself a goal to complete the monthly focus to help you gain confidence and experience in teaching outdoors
  • Download and display the poster in your classroom to gain children’s interest and involvement
  • Gather even more inspiration via our social media posts!

Display your free poster in your classroom!

Our Alfresco Year Ambassadors

If you’re on Instagram, follow these accounts to see how they deliver the monthly themes to their classes! Make sure to follow the hashtag #ouralfrescoyear too!

Excited to join us?

There is no obligation to share your activities on social media if you take part in the challenge. But if you do have a teaching account and decide to share, be sure to tag us so we can be on your journey with you!

“Time spent amongst trees is never wasted time.”

Katrina Mayer

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