Outdoor Learning

Scottish outdoor learning providers are well-practiced at building partnerships with schools and working with them to design and deliver effective learning experiences that support young people’s health, wellbeing and attainment.

The outdoor learning programme was absolutely immense because it enhanced almost every single area of the curriculum: literacy, numeracy, social studies, technology, science, expressive arts all covered within the experiences you designed.


Research demonstrates that outdoor learning experiences can contribute positively to the learning journey of Scotland’s children and young people. Well-structured outdoor learning:


Impact of Outdoor Learning

The reports and case studies below highlight the opportunities for achievement and attainment offered through outdoor learning experiences.

young people who accessed support through the Outdoor Education Recovery Fund experienced improved health and wellbeing
young people had a stronger appreciation of nature
young people developed their skills

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Please don't hesitate to contact Marielle Bruce or Gill Gracie for more information, advice or practical support in your setting.