- Forest School
- Natural play area
- Neighbourhood and Community
- Outdoor Learning Environment
- Plants and Trees
- Press Releases
- School Grounds
- Volunteer days
Easy Pathmaking with Your Class
One of the easiest and lowest cost projects we can do right now is to define a short-grass pathway through an area of longer grass in your school. Over the...
Field Reshaped for Natural Play
A large grass field is reshaped for play by adding footpath, shelter structure and specimen trees. Year 4 help to build a natural play area with dens, medieval village and...
Transforming a Site with Trees – Berry Hill
Take a look at how trees have transformed a section of Berry Hill Primary School grounds over a 15 year period from 2005 to 2020. Low-cost, whole school project In...
Ensuring Effective Tree Planting in Schools 1
When it comes to placing trees in our school grounds, there are various planting methods we must follow to ensure their healthy, successful and rapid establishment. In most schools, it...
Using Evergreens in Schools
The majority of the school year takes place during the winter months. If we want to have welcoming, beautiful landscapes around our school buildings then it is vital to plant...
The Outdoor Learning Environment Part 2
Creating successful outdoor learning environments (OLE's) In Part 1, we examined successful outdoor learning environments as a multifunctional space for large and small group gatherings, offering opportunities for diverse activities...
The Outdoor Learning Environment Part 1
The most effective outdoor learning environment today is a dedicated multifunctional space in the school grounds: providing for small and large group gathering.conducive to a variety of activities, from active...
School Grounds: the best Learning Environment
School grounds are among the most under-developed spaces in our settled landscapes. These ultimate learning environments should be the most beautiful, inspirational, radiant, well maintained and cared for places around...
School Grounds and Local Communities
School grounds are enhanced, updated and loved........directly influencing children's homes..... ....spreading across the community network.......far and wide. Any school grounds project which may have a positive or negative effect on...
Where to start a school grounds project?
If your school grounds are well developed already then you will probably know what is required next. But what if your outdoor school environment is not particularly inspiring with few...