Scotland has its own school grounds charity with great staff and a network of professional advisers based across Scotland that are working tirelessly with school staff to transform outdoor spaces and advise on outdoor learning activities. For more info, visit their website
Even better watch what happens on YouTube. You can see a short film made by the pupils at Echline Primary
. Or find out how teachers in Clackmannanshire
found some great ways of increasing the amount of outdoor learning taking place.
Before work began, a rather worn looking play space:
Six months later, with children involved in the planning, implementing and maintenance of site. A willow fedge, barrel pond, composting, chill out wooden platforms, gardening beds and handpainted murals: