Getting Out of the Classroom

Experience other schools' educational trips. We discover what went well, what really impacted on the children and why learning outside the confines of the school is so important.

There are 4 videos in this series.

15 mins KS2: A Day with the RSPB
Ailsa Martin, teacher at Bowes Primary School in north London, takes her Year 4 class to Rye Meads RSPB reserve in Hertfordshire. For many of the children, visiting the countryside is a completely new experience.
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15 mins KS3: Eco-Adventure in the Lakes
Follow a group of Year 9 pupils from Chessington Community College in Surrey as they go on a residential course in the Lake District to explore the natural environment.
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15 mins KS3: Down on the Farm
Follow a group of Year 8 pupils from St Bartholomew's School in the rural town of Newbury as they visit the organic Rushall Farm in Berkshire.
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15 mins KS1: Outdoor Learning with Forest School
Find out how Forest School leaders work with children to encourage an appreciation of the natural world, building self-esteem and confidence by regularly visiting special woodland sites.
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