The best classroom and the richest cupboard is roofed only by the sky.
Welcome to Outdoor Learning at Avenue
Whenever possible, children at Avenue are encouraged to take their learning outdoors.
In all areas of the curriculum we look for opportunities to use our school grounds/outdoor spaces to help children learn. Some examples of recent lessons include: drama, map work, planting/gardening, exploring shape and space, measures and sketching.
Alongside these activities, Year 2 and Year 5 also get the chance to take part in 'Forest Schools'.
Forest Schools is run in our outdoor area within the school grounds. Our aim is to build up children’s skills, abilities and confidence through practical hands-on activities in the outdoors.
We use natural resources to stimulate imagination, creativity and investigation.
There are many benefits to Forest School. For example, it can:
Some of our Forest School activities include: