Category: Resources

Practice Exemplar: Curriculum Outdoors Attainment Challenge (COACh) – Literacy and Numeracy

This exemplar outlines the intervention of Curriculum Outdoors Attainment Challenge (COACh) in seven East Ayrshire schools working with children, staff and parents to embed Outdoor Learning to raise attainment in literacy and numeracy. This supports whole school communities to engage with children’s learning and have high shared ambition, aspirations and expectations

Significant Aspects of Learning in Climbing and Bouldering

Natalie White, Outdoor Learning Development Officer for Education Scotland has been working with ClimbScotland and the NIBAS and NICAS schemes, to create a resource that supports both instructors and teachers to define common language when using climbing or bouldering walls, and allow pupils to easily identify SALs(Significant Aspects of Learning). Please share this resource with all of the schools you know that have […]

Significant Aspects of Learning in PE and Snowsports

The attached resources clearly link Significant Aspects of Learning in PE (Curriculum for Excellence) to the Snowsports and will be of particular interest to PE teachers and anyone who is teaching snowsports to children as part of the curriculum.

There will be more to follow on roller skiing and Nordic skiing. In addition, the working party for climbing and bouldering has also started and hopefully soon orienteering, watch this space!

These resources and others are on GLOW #outdoorlearning plc

Please encourage staff and teachers to access them, as this is a sustainable way of sharing and supporting each other.

Wild About Plants

The Saving Our Magnificent Meadows project which is being led by Plantlife is developing new resources to help teachers and their pupils access the outdoor classroom.

Existing resources are available on the website: and new resources will be available from March 2016.