Outdoor Learning

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…Coming soon to Cusworth Hall & Park

Join us in our historic woods for your very own outdoor adventure! Give your class the opportunity to experience the natural world around them; offering an outdoor space to learn through active movement. Outdoor learning impacts on academic, personal and social development and increases wellbeing and mental health.

Children will learn new skills, reflect and learn about themselves and others whilst gaining new knowledge and understanding. Skills and knowledge learnt can be applied in class and visa-versa.

Our outdoor learning environment can support the holistic development of children in some of the following ways:

Do you want to increase your pupils’ PULSE?

P            Physical                               being active, keeping safe

U           Understanding                  problem solving, learning through play

L             Language                           talking and listening, ‘I wonder why’

S            Social                                  sharing, playing, and understanding others

E            Emotional                          encouragement, talking about feelings

We can offer bespoke child led sessions to match your curriculum needs. Activities such as den building, nature art and trails can be linked to some of your favourite stories, e.g. The Gruffalo; it’s a Bear, Hungry Caterpillar and Stig of the Dump.  We will tailor each session to your own requirements. All sessions finish by bringing the group back together around the fire and sharing popcorn.

Opens September 2019 – email us for bookings and more information

Outdoor Learning Open Day for Teachers

Wednesday 15 July, 2pm – 3pm at Cusworth Hall & Park

Join us in our Woodland classroom in Cusworth Park to find out about our brand new Outdoor Learning offer.

Meet our museum learning team and find out about what your pupils could experience and the discoveries they could make. We will have our resources on display to give you an opportunity to look at the different sessions we can offer as well as a chance to walk around the woodland area.

We can tailor any session to meet your requirements, just pop along and have a chat.O

Free Parking – let us know what time you will arrive and we will meet you with a car parking ticket. We will provide snacks and refreshments (including Mocktails!) and marshmallows for toasting round the fire.

Email us to book your place

Written by Amanda

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