“The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky” Margaret McMillan.
Use the outside world to create exciting and inspiring investigations that will motivate and engage, strengthen scientific skills, knowledge and understanding and empower them with a connection to nature.
“No one will protect what they don’t care about; and no one will care about what they have never experienced.” David Attenborough.
You will be able to:
- Have confidence in developing your science curriculum beyond the classroom, understanding and recognising opportunities available to take learning outdoors.
- Understand the benefits in terms of engagement and learning for teaching in an outdoor environment.
- Make use of a bank of signposted resources and ideas to develop your teaching and learning of Biology, Chemistry and Physics outdoors and have greater confidence in supporting colleagues.
- Understand the importance of your school grounds as a teaching and learning resource and the actions you can do to improve its biodiversity and your children’s connection to nature.