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Outdoor Education at Hungerford Primary School

We believe in the benefits of outdoor play. At Hungerford Primary Academy we want our children to benefit from the fantastic facilities that the natural world has on offer to enrich learning.

Every child from Nursery to year 6 experiences bespoke outdoor learning sessions to develop knowledge and skills, and to help meet the needs of the new curriculum. We feel it fits into a holistic approach to education, teaching children empathy, resilience and confidence.

Our staff enrich learning by using outdoor learning wherever possible, while our specialist outdoor education team works closely with all teachers to deliver fun sessions that utilise the school woodland, gardens and natural spaces as much as possible. Children learn about the world outside, which we hope will inspire them to look after it and make the most out their local environment.



Timetable for September 2016:

Autumn Term
Monday AM No Session
PM Year 3
Tuesday AM Year 1
PM P.A.C.E & 1st AId
Wednesday AM Year 2
PM Year 5
Thursday AM RP
PM Year 6
Friday AM Reception
PM Year 4


What have we been doing?

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



Year One

Year Two

Year Three

Year Four

Year Five 

Year Six

Resource Provision

Our Staff

Mr Bean is the Outdoor Learning Teacher with qualifications and experience in mountain leadership, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing and bushcraft. 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.


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"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."

Albert Einstein