The journey through education for any child in Scotland must include opportunities for a series of planned, quality outdoor learning experiences.
Read the guidance document Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning and explore the resources available to find out how your school or centre can provide the best opportunities for creative and inspiring outdoor learning.
From the school grounds to going abroad, there are many locations for outdoor learning. Read more about how to plan projects that take best advantage of the places available.
Learn more about outdoor learning, with details of the available guidance, self-evaluation materials and support for inclusion and equality.
Examples of practice and resources to provide ideas and inspiration for learning in the outdoors.
Links to organisations with a role in outdoor learning.
Browse and search our interactive map of places to visit throughout Scotland.
This case study outlines how Airth Primary School in Falkirk transformed its outdoor space through effective partnership working.
This document supports the embedding of Curriculum for Excellence through outdoor learning.
This document gives a strategic approach to the development of Curriculum for Excellence through Outdoor Learning.
- Ideas and suggestions to help educators to evaluate the potential of their work to help children and young people learn outdoors.
This resource explores how outdoor play in schools supports children’s learning and development.