Learning Outside the Classroom

From bird watching to growing food on school grounds, find out how outdoor learning and cross-curriculum activities can work together.

There are 6 videos in this series.

30 mins British Birds
This programme introduces 15 British birds that you are most likely to see in the UK and how to identify them by their size, shape, colour, habitat, behaviour and sounds.
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15 mins Bird Watching in Schools
Follow two schools as they take part in the RSPB's Big Schools' Birdwatch in a bid to discover more about the wildlife in their local area.
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15 mins St James Junior and Infants School
Pupils grapple with ethical ideas surrounding the exploitation of the world's natural resources through curriculum-based projects.
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15 mins Southdale Junior School
Southdale Junior School in Wakefield has worked hard to create an outdoor learning area to help stimulate learning across the school.
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15 mins St. Peters Church of England Primary
The pupils speak over 20 different languages at St. Peter's Church of England Primary School in Leeds. Here staff demonstrate how they successfully aid pupils learning.
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15 mins Pudsey Bolton Royd Primary School
Pudsey Bolton Royd Primary School in Leeds has a large number of EAL pupils, so staff focus on improving the literacy of the whole school by taking steps to ensure learning is encompassed in every aspect of school life.
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