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Outdoor Education at Hungerford Primary School

 

We believe in the benefits of outdoor play. 

We feel it fits into a holistic approach to education, teaching children empathy, resilience and confidence.

Every child from Nursery to year 6 takes part in outdoor learning at least once a fortnight to develop knowledge and skills.

What does my child need to bring for Outdoor Education?

Just wellies and warm clothes as we have waterproofs!

Warm hat and gloves in the winter time.

Sun hat and lotion in the warmer months!

If it is your turn on the climbing wall - normal PE kit is fine - NO SKIRTS PLEASE!

Only clean, non-marking indoor pumps are allowed on the climbing wall.

The Outdoor Curriculum

All of our sessions are planned and delivered to help develop skills, knowledge and the needs of the National Curriculum.

We deliver a range of bespoke activities designed to enrich classroom topics and some from the list below!

  • Den Building
  • Bug hunting
  • Birdwatching
  • Indoor Rock Climbing & Bouldering
  • Natural Art
  • Plant and Tree ID
  • Fire lighting and outdoor cooking
  • Gardening
  • 1st Aid
  • Team building & Problem solving
  • Orienteering

 

 

Timetable for Sept - Oct 2017:

Autumn Term
Monday AM No Session
PM Year 4
Tuesday AM Year 1
PM Year 6 (CLIMBING WALL)
Wednesday AM Year 2
PM Year 3
Thursday AM RP
PM Year 5
Friday AM Reception
PM MIX

 

What have we been doing?

Click on the links below to find out what we've been up to lately

Reception

Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Year Five 

Year Six

Resource Provision

Our Staff

Mr Bean is the Outdoor Learning Lead, with qualifications and experience in mountain leadership, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, bushcraft and 1st aid. He loves spending time outdoors learning about nature and helping others do the same.

Mrs Ikoku is a Level 3 qualified Forest School Practitioner and also has qualifications in Bushcraft and Survival Skills under her belt. She has a keen interest in nature, loves all things outdoors and hopes to develop the Forest School approach here at Hungerford.

 

Den Building
Den Building