Outdoor learning is valuable part of the creative curriculum at Wentworth, it helps us to embed the skills of resilience, curiosity and courage. Outdoor lessons take place in all curriculum areas from EYFS through to Year 6, and help our children ‘Achieve Happily’ and making learning fun and real. Learning outdoor allows our children to improve emotional, intellectual and behavioural development. Those learning outdoors develop their creativity, problem-solving, independence, confidence and more.
Maths in Year 3 - exploring number lines:
Science in Year 2 - Looking at habitats:
Music in Year 6 - Creating a storm using body percussion:
Geography in Year 4 - Physical and human features:
Focus on outdoor learning in Year 5
Year 5 have been outside to perform some drama based on the poem, ‘Colonel Fazackerly Butterworth-Toast’ by Charles Causley.
The next day, they went outside to brainstorm ideas on how to write a continuation of the poem. Then they worked in pairs to come up with rhyming couplets. They then suggested lines to Ms Kerridge, who wrote them on a flip-chart. They had a whole-class poem to inspire their individual attempts!
Example of their finished poem: