Below are a range of resources that I’ve built up over the last few years to help both others and myself when planning outdoor activities or developing areas of school grounds. I hope you find them useful – please feel free to save or print anything that you think may be of use to you.
Curriculum Resources and Ideas
- School Grounds (from Learning Outside the Classroom)
- Teaching Maths Outdoors KS2
- Teaching Maths Outdoors KS1
- Improving literacy through PE
- School Grounds – The Immediate Surroundings
- Generic Wildlife Area Risk Assessment
Raised Beds can be a great way of growing vegetables and other plants at schools. They minimise the maintenance and can provide an ideal working height both for children and adults. They can even provide extra seating depending on their construction.
Below are a few examples of different ways that raised beds can be made:
Here are some links to other websites that you might find useful:
Outdoor Musical Instruments – http://www.bucksgfl.org.uk/mod/resource/view.php?id=12311
Playground Equipment – http://www.bucksgfl.org.uk/mod/resource/view.php?id=12312
Outdoor Furniture, Adventurous Play Equipment, etc – http://www.bucksgfl.org.uk/mod/resource/view.php?id=12313