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IT is out with the iPads at one school in Bolton where pupils are being encouraged to get outdoors and create their own good old fashioned adventures.

Tonge Moor Primary School has invested £13,000 in creating an environment where children can explore and let their imaginations run riot — using everything from surfboards and netting to broken vacuum cleaners, tyres and planks.

Read more in The Bolton News


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The Bournemouth Echo reports that sixty children at a Poole school have benefitted from taking some lessons in an outdoor classroom environment.

Pupils at Sylvan Infant School in Parkstone have enjoyed weekly lessons with Victoria Vincent, leader of the Bournemouth-based Kith and Kin Forest School, which offers the chance for children learn outside through the seasons and with nature.

Read more in the Bournemouth Echo

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Welsh Government Consultation

Improving opportunities to access the outdoors for responsible recreation

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Final independent evaluation of Learning Away residentials published, identifying their impacts as well as what it is about the overnight stay that brings about such positive powerful outcomes for young people long after their return to school. - See more at: http://learningaway.org.uk/residentials/evidence/independent-evaluation-of-learning-away/#sthash.zXZGaoJy.dpuf

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Empty Classroom Day More...

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Mud pies and green spaces – why children do better when they can get outdoors More...

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Who is in your classroom on June 19th? More...

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Awards for Outstanding Contribution to LOtC 2015: Nominations now open More...

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The future of an outdoor education centre in Snowdonia has been secured thanks to an anonymous donor and a partnership agreement by two trusts. More...

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http://www.teachsecondary.com/outdoor-learning/view/learning-outside-the-classroom-across-the-curricul


Taking their learning outside can help students right across the curriculum – Juno Hollyhock explains how…