are your school grounds working hard enough?

Learning beyond the classroom is a powerful pedagogy that has been shown to engage children of all ages and abilities.  It offers opportunities to hone new skills, apply classroom learning to purposeful, collaborative projects and discover new ways to stretch their intellectual, physical and emotional boundaries.  Your school grounds - whether they're richly diverse or a grey-and-green desert - are the perfect place to begin.

A planned, co-designed outdoor learning curriculum will add depth to children's learning and can also contribute to initiatives to improve behaviour, raise attainment and attendance.  The Play Learning Life team has over 25 years' experience of working alongside schools to make the most of the special nature of school grounds.

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  • advice + info

    Our on-site expertise helps you focus on identifying the changes that will have the biggest impact on outcomes for children.

  • training

    Whether it's a twilightworkshop, Inset day, conference talk or a more immersive action learning CPD programme, we can help develop your practice.

  • design

    Together, we'll create an innovative, attractive and cost effective outdoor space that supports, nurtures and challenges your children.

  • our resources

    Our outdoor learning and play blog posts, free downloadable activity ideas, advice sheets and books can all be found here.

    Get out - get started!

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