How is Outdoor Learning shaping the future?
In an era dominated by technology and indoor activities, the significance of Outdoor Learning for school children cannot be overstated. As we witness a shift towards more traditional educational approaches, the benefits of taking the classroom outdoors have become increasingly evident.
Is AI the future of lesson planning?
In the ever-evolving landscape of education, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a powerful tool, offering both promises and challenges for schools. Let’s delve into the pros and cons of integrating AI into educational systems, with a keen focus on its potential impact on lesson planning.
Active Lives Children and Young People Survey
Teachers and headteachers play a crucial role in shaping the lives of young people, that’s a given.
An exciting announcement
The Outdoor Classroom is thrilled to announce our official partnership with British Orienteering, a collaboration aimed at promoting outdoor education and fostering a love for navigation and exploration among learners of all ages and abilities.
How do we cope with fewer LSAs?
As educators, you understand the importance of having a supportive team to help you manage your classroom and provide the best possible education for your students. One essential member of this team is the Learning Support Assistant (LSA).
Boost your pupils' health this winter
As teachers in the UK, we are all well aware of the challenges of keeping our students engaged and motivated during the long winter months. The colder weather, shorter days, and lack of sunlight can all take their toll on both students and teachers alike, making it difficult to maintain a positive and productive learning environment.
Supporting Neurodivergent Pupils with Outdoor Learning
Educators across the UK are constantly seeking new ways to engage and support our students. For neurodivergent pupils, this can be especially challenging.
More Than a Teacher
Teachers play a vital role in shaping the lives of their pupils. Their influence goes beyond the classroom, and they have the potential to impact students in significant ways that can last a lifetime.
Examining Impacts, Implications and Improvement of Children's Mental Health
There are several factors that contribute to the increased mental health challenges among UK primary school children compared to previous years.
Creating Sustainable Outdoor Learning Opportunities
The Government's latest Get Active strategy highlights the need for more sustainable opportunities provided to school pupils. As an all-in-one app, The Outdoor Classroom could be the answer...
The Government's Get Active Strategy: A Pathway to a Future of Equality
In recent years, there has been a growing concern worldwide regarding the sedentary lifestyle and its detrimental effects on public health. The UK government has recognised the imperative need to promote physical activity and adopt measures to combat the alarming rise in non-communicable diseases and childhood obesity.
Keeping Informed About Outdoor Learning
As the new academic year approaches, take a look at some key research into outdoor learning and how it can benefit your pupils.
We're on a mission to explore more incredible community spaces across the UK thanks to Go Orienteering. Come with us to explore Newcastle.
In The Classroom with Josh Jenner: Part 2
Join us for the exciting second half of our conversation with Josh Jenner, founder and CEO of The Outdoor Classroom.
In The Classroom with Josh Jenner: Part 1
With the 22/23 academic coming to a close, we finally got to sit down with Josh, the CEO and founder of The Outdoor Classroom for a good chat about all we do and exciting things to come!
Megan Carter-Davies and The World Orienteering Championships 2023
It's been a really exciting week for our member schools and orienteering this week!
Our Weekend with London Youth Games
We were so excited to be invited to contribute towards this year's Finals Festival with London Youth Games, and the event did not disappoint...
Four Fave Features of Go Orienteering
Finding fun, free activities can be tough and kids' summer clubs cost a fortune! Which is why we're loving Go Orienteering this summer.
Sun Safety This Summer
This beautiful weather we've been having in the UK this week makes going on holiday seem almost pointless, but let's remember our sun safety!
Get Set for Summer Coaching Days!
We're set to have a scorcher this summer, so it's the perfect time to ramp up your outdoor learning.
The Finish Line
The last couple of months have absolutely flown by with The Big League, and today we've reached the finish line. Let's take a look at the results!
Welcome to The Big League
Our first national competition is well underway, here are the updates so far!
April with The Outdoor Classroom
What a month it's been! Join us to catch up on all of our antics and get your place in The Big League...
Four Fave Benefits of Outdoor Learning
International Outdoor Learning Day is coming up! However, exploring and learning in the great outdoors shouldn't be limited to one day, and here's why!
The Spring Refresh with Ferne
We're in full swing of Spring! It's that time of Spring Cleaning, dusting off the cobwebs and getting ready for that perfect outdoor learning weather
Four Fave Easter Crafts for Kids
Struggling to keep the kids occupied this Easter? Look no further for easy, fun and free activities to do at home.
Tackling Tricky Maths
We've been inspired by Gregory Macur's latest article with TES to share with you some ways our member schools are tackling those tricky Maths problems.
How To: Make the Most of The School Sports Premium
We were delighted with the Government announcement to continue School Sport funding this week! Here's just one way you can make the most of your school's share.
Something BIG is Coming…
We're simply too excited to wait for the big announcement and launch of our plans for the coming months, so we're giving you a sneak peek of what's in store.
February with The Outdoor Classroom
February has absolutely flown by, and as we're heading into a new month and a new half term, we've been looking back on our activities over the past month.