Supporting communities across Scotland

Learning in Local GreenSpace

Learning in local greenspace is a fully funded, priority project, which will involve over 100 Primary, and Secondary schools whilst serving some of the most disadvantaged areas in Scotland.

Would you like to find out more?
Then take a look at the rest of the projects that we’re currently working on, they should inspire you to enhance your outdoor spaces.

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Why encourage Learning in Local GreenSpace?

In doing this, we will increase engagement of pupils, targeting raising attainment in Health and Wellbeing, Numeracy and Literacy. The project includes long-term staff training, leading lessons outdoors, resources and more.

The project is fully funded by Scottish Natural Heritage and is only open to Scottish Primary, Secondary and ASN schools who have a catchment within the 20% most disadvantaged areas of Scotland, according to www.simd.scot.

This Academic Year (2018-19)

Learning in local Greenspace
Course consists of 8 Twilights OR 3 Saturdays through spring 2019. You can book your place at this event by getting in touch with us using the details below.

Nurture Nature
We have opportunity for 7 nurseries to take part in the programme. Comprising 10 days direct support with vulnerable families and staff.

Raising Attainment in your local greenspace
A twilight information event to share the support on offer, a set of resources and information about further funding.

Outdoor Numeracy and Literacy lessons
We have 21 half days of in school sessions available.

Please call us on 01786 465 934 and ask for Matt Robinson to be involved in the above or send us an email here to make an enquiry.

Next academic year (2019-20)

For all schools involved in the training and support through 2018-19, there are further opportunities.

Outdoor Numeracy and Literacy lessons
We have 21 half days of in school sessions available.

Learning in Local Greenspace
Course comprises of 8 twilights through early 2020.

Nurture Nature
We have opportunity for 7 nurseries to take part in the programme. Comprising 10 days direct support with vulnerable families and staff.  

A whole school approach to outdoor learning
Comprising of 1 full day, 2 half days and 6 twilights per school selected.

Scottish Natural Heritage supports the project, and you can find out more about the work on their homepage here.

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