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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
How to start a school grounds project

How to start a school grounds project

It is an inclusive approach, taken throughout the project, which will ensure the long-term success of any school grounds project.  If the project is quite minor, then you may get...