Curriculum Linked Learning Outside

the Classroom

 12th April 2019, 9:30 - 16:30: Staveley C of E Primary School, Staveley, Cumbria, LA8 9PH

2nd May 2019, 10:00 - 16:00: Southdale C of E Junior School, Wakefield, WF5 8BA

LOC innovates and enriches our pedagogy whilst helping us to connect more deeply with children and connecting children with nature. The evidence overwhelmingly proves how it engages learners, improves behaviour, increases attainment, supports health and wellbeing and makes learning more enjoyable. This course will help you develop more confidence so you can harness the opportunities that teaching beyond the classroom provides for powerful learning...

Develop a broad, balanced curriculum and maximise the impact of outdoor learning at your school. Whether you are right at the beginning, or are well seasoned implementing LOC in your school, this day is for you and your staff. 

Expect this event to be fully participative, experiential and mostly outdoors. There will be numerous opportunities to share best practice with other passionate colleagues from state and independent settings in your region.

You will come away with pragmatic tips, tools and ideas so you can feel confident to take more of your teaching outside immediately, be it for curriculum or character based learning. You will:

  •  Explore teaching subjects outside & link to the curriculum
  •  Find practical curriculum linked ideas & resources
  •  Discover the links between LOC & outstanding outcomes in learning and achievement
  •  Gain ideas to maximise your school grounds for teaching at little or no cost
  •  Explore character development in an outdoor setting
  •  Look at managing risk sensibly whilst deriving the benefits 
  •  Find out how to fit it in to a jam packed curriculum
  •  Develop an action plan to influence school ethos & ensure LOC success at your school
  •  Increase your confidence, knowledge & skills
  •  Get clarity on funding opportunities i.e. P.E. & sports premium
  •  Explore pivotal research underpinnings on how it improves mental health, behaviour, academic performance & more
  •  Learn how to meet objectives and evidence impact, to embed it into school in a real and meaningful way
  •  See how the whole school environment can benefit whilst achieving outstanding learning outcomes

This event is for Heads, Deputies, HoDs, Teachers EYFS/KS1/2 or 3 and other education practitioners in both independent and state sectors.


£158 +VAT


12th April 2019Staveley C of E Primary School, Cumbria

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2nd May 2019: Southdale C of E Junior School, Wakefield  

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