Blog: Learning Outside the Classroom

10th Jan 2018Blog, News

A nostalgic whim took me on a detour recently, to show my kids where I had built dens amongst trees and bracken as a dirty-kneed nine year old. It was the same spot, I told them on our approach, where my big brothers regularly rode their bikes on dirt tracks, over obstacles and down dips … Read More

Case Study: Science Skills – a whole-school experience

1st Sep 2017Case Studies

Specifically designed to interest all children and young people in science, this exciting and engaging workshop cements pupils’ understanding by harnessing a metaphor involving animals to illustrate our set of six Science Skills. Except that it’s the pupils who provide the illustrations – and in a robustly physical way, as we use drama techniques to … Read More

Case Study: Building a Geodesic Science Dome at St John Bosco

2nd Aug 2017Case Studies

St John Bosco is an Arts specialist college, so it is no surprise that they value arts activities and outcomes. Our geodesic domes are rather impressive both in structure and in size, so one can make a brilliant way to display work done by students, both individually and as a finished collaborative artwork in itself. … Read More

Case Study: Outdoor Learning Trails – Learning Outside the Classroom

23rd Aug 2016Case Studies

With more and more schools looking for meaningful ways of using their outdoor areas as learning areas,  our range of tailor-made Outdoor Learning Trails is proving ever-more popular. Providing engaging and multi-sensory approaches in Maths, Literacy and Science, they have been designed to meet all budgets and are developed to support your particular needs and … Read More

Case Study: IAG Ambassadors – Raising Aspirations at Newton High

13th Sep 2011Case Studies

Our third year supporting Newton High School saw us developing IAG Ambassadors, a programme in which a cohort of Year 9 students and their teachers worked together to explore the worlds of imagination, advice and guidance. After challenging their own aspirations, looking beyond the expected, the students considered what they would need to do to … Read More