Learning Outside the Classroom (LOC)
LOC innovates and enriches our pedagogy whilst connecting with children. The evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates how it engages learners, improves behaviour, increases attainment, supports health and wellbeing and makes learning more enjoyable.
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.
It will help you develop more confidence so you can harness the opportunities that the outdoors provide for teaching and learning.
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.
Midlands: Barrow 1618 Free School, Broseley, Shropshire,TF12 5BW
12th June 2018
£119 + VAT for first delegate
£99 + VAT for second
South West: Mount Kelly Prep, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0HZ
22nd May 2018
£125 + VAT per person
South: Hertfordshire, date TBC soon register your interest