Weblinks to act as supplements in your studies and provide a greater breadth of information.
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- For interesting examples of good practice that illustrate the breadth of approaches to outdoor learning, readers are recommended to look at one example of Forest School established within school grounds
- The team at Norcot Early Years Centre have called their approach ‘learning through nature’ and it is based on practice their staff observed in Norway
A fascinating new report from Scotland:
- Mannion, G., Mattu, L. and Wilson, M. (2015) ‘Teaching, learning, and play in the outdoors: a survey of school and pre-school provision in Scotland. Scottish Natural Heritage’, Commissioned Report No. 779 available at: www.snh.org.uk/pdfs/publications/commissioned_reports/779.pdf
- Learning through Landscapes has produced a short video entitled Conserving Wonder that helps justify the use of schools’ outdoor environments
- In relation to Forest School, there are several inspiring case studies from Wales, including
- A useful education resource
- A lovely international perspective
- ‘Nature and Wellbeing Act’ Green Paper
- For organisations who specialise in guiding and inspiring practitioners to help embed EYFS through gardening: www.rhs.org.uk/schoolgardening and www.growwilduk.com