Tue 19th Feb '13 23:13
The OEAP National Guidance Web site for advice for school visits and learning outside the classroom gains further support and endorsement More...
Thu 14th Feb '13 13:29
New report by Ofsed on PE and school sport 2008 - 2012 More...
Wed 6th Feb '13 14:28
Outdoor Activities and Participation debated in the House of Commons
Tue 18th Dec '12 11:39
A disastrous school trip to the Hebrides: readers' travel writing competition 2012http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/2012/dec/14/hebrides-scotland-school-field-trip More...
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Mon 3rd Dec '12 16:02
Good practice resource - Raising standards by learning outside:
St John's Roman Catholic Primary School 03 Dec 2012 Ofsted Ref: 120366
This primary school regularly uses learning outside the classroom on its own site, in its local area and on visits and trips to provide rich experiences, promote pupils’ safety, raise expectations and attainment for all and narrow the achievement gap across the broad curriculum.
Mon 3rd Dec '12 14:26
How school trips can raise standards
Guardian Round table debate
Outdoor learning is in a class of its own
Learning outside the classroom builds children's confidence and can transform their relationships with teachers. So how can schools be encouraged to organise more outdoor activities? More...
Tue 27th Nov '12 11:39
This example shows how Neston High School secures high attainment and levels of progress through a well-integrated curriculum with a broad programme of learning outside the classroom (LOTC). This includes many residential visits, day trips and activities in the local environment. A ‘can do’ culture, more than any of the formal systems, adds the most value to enabling students to achieve well and thrive.
Wed 21st Nov '12 13:11
Public Survey for those who use weather forecasts
Tue 25th Sep '12 12:39
Latest update 24.09.2012 15:57 Our Natural Childhood Inquiry has found that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life if we’re to avoid rearing a generation completely cut off from the natural world.
Fri 21st Sep '12 10:59
Have your say on proposed traffic ban for two green lanes
People can give their views from today (Thur Sept 20) on whether trail-bikes, quad bikes and 4x4s should be permanently banned from two green lanes in the Peak District National Park More...