Article, OAA (Outdoor & Adventurous Activities)

Why a Muddy Day is a Good Day

Our nine-year-old twins (and their big sister before them) come home from school muddy every day – not just some days when they’ve been out on a school trip or had PE but every day. This isn’t a little bit of mud on their shoes, it’s full “up the trousers, over the tights, sometimes even… Continue reading Why a Muddy Day is a Good Day

Article, English Teaching, OAA (Outdoor & Adventurous Activities), Reading, Writing

Learning Beyond the Classroom with Literacy Inspired Outdoor Education

There is so much scope for imagination when children are given opportunities to learn beyond the four walls of their classroom and explore the wider world through outdoor learning. The Michael Morpurgo novel, Kensuke’s Kingdom, is an engaging story which can be linked to many fantastic cross-curricular units in Upper Key Stage Two. “Journeys”, “The… Continue reading Learning Beyond the Classroom with Literacy Inspired Outdoor Education