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Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Leader: Miss Dear

In the EYFS, children have continual access to an outdoor learning environment. In the rest of the school, we are looking for every opportunity when planning to improve the effectiveness of lessons by taking the learning outside. Children are provided with rich and varied opportunities to extend their learning through a wide range of school visits. These include outings to museums, theatre visits, studies at local nature reserves and a day out at the seaside.

 

The school is currently establishing a Forest School to be run on the site. Its aim is to provide children with regular opportunities to develop their confidence and self-esteem through hands-on experiences in a natural environment. Learning in a Forest School is child initiated and activities can range from den building and bug hunting to story telling and team building games.

Compassion
  • Being compassionate is understanding some else's situation, helping them even if that isn't an easy thing to do.

Kindness
  • Kindness is love. Kindness is sharing. Kindness is everything. Yasmin

Humility
  • Humility means that you accept defeat and don't boast. It means that you are not a sore loser. John

Gentleness
  • Gentleness is a bit like kindness because if you are not being gentle to something you are not being kind. Saisha

Patience
  • Patience is giving your time, not rushing and sometimes waiting without complaining. Maia

Wisdom
  • 'Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is then not putting it into a fruit salad' Jessica

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