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Why should we take learning outdoors? 'Learning outdoors' doesn't necessarily mean learning about, or from, nature. Many early-years providers see the outdoors as a part of the 'classroom', with parts of the day dedicated to free-flow between indoors and outdoors. Many settings are also developing 'forest schools', exploring the opportunities of a wooded area on site or locally. Also find out about Ofsted's maintaining curiosity on this issue's notice board.

Outdoor Learning

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