SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES RESOURCES


Our in-depth knowledge and experience make us the perfect partner for schools and communities. We pride ourselves on providing expert advice and assistance to all groups, schools and charities. Explore our resource section with information on A Curriculum for Excellence, Positive Action on Poverty, plus find inspiration with our 50 Ways to experience Outdoors. You can also learn about Forest school and Kindergarten. A comprehensive guide The Education Scotland guide to Outdoor Learning (2.5mb pdf) is also available to download.

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

CURRICULUM FOR EXCELLENCE

The journey through education for any child in Scotland must include planned, quality Outdoor Learning Experiences. Here you will find help and support to embed Outdoor Learning in your delivery of the curriculum, progressively and sustainably.

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OUTDOOR LEARNING MAP

OUTDOOR LEARNING MAP

Wouldn’t it be great to see how and where others are using Edinburgh’s outdoor space? Once launched this unique resource will allow users to view and share a multitude of Outdoor Learning opportunities across the city.

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50 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE OUTDOORS

50 WAYS TO EXPERIENCE OUTDOORS

Not sure how or where to get started? Novices to experts will find ideas and top picks for taking learning outside the classroom; from Edinburgh’s top ten sites to activities to do on concrete.

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EVERY CHILD, EVERY CHANCE

EVERY CHILD, EVERY CHANCE

Over 20% of children in Edinburgh live in poverty. The City of Edinburgh Council is committed to reducing inequality and tackling child poverty. Here you will find help and support to embed practical poverty proofing ideas to make Outdoor Learning accessible to all.

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NETWORKS IN ACTION

NETWORKS IN ACTION

The Edinburgh Outdoor Learning Network brings providers together to share ideas and practice. Our Teacher's Outdoor Learning Forum is a community where advice, ideas and enthusiasm for Outdoor Learning are shared.

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FOREST SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

FOREST SCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN

Forest schools and kindergartens are for everyone. Both children and adults are supported in their learning and encouraged to explore the outdoor environment and appreciate nature.

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