Category Archives: Outdoor Learning

Outdoor Play on the Longest Day

Today, the boys and girls from the nursery braved a very windy day to go outside for our monthly ‘Stay and Play’ family sessions. The wind provided the extra power…

Fun In The Sun!

In Primary 5 we have enjoyed the opportunity to take our learning outside! We have not only taken our usual classroom jobs outside but have enjoyed building our friendships and…

Outdoor Stay and Play

The Nurseries hosted two ‘Stay and Play’ sessions today. We were delighted to see so many family members come along and join in with all the fun. We had the…

The Three Little Pigs and Primary 1C

Today Primary 1c stepped outdoors with loose parts to explore the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’. We worked as part of teams, using effective communication skills to build three…

Cromdale – Wilderness Skills

An afternoon in the forest learning some wilderness skills. We worked together to build a shelter big enough for all the pupils. Then we built a fire and had toasted…

Cromdale – Day 3

Another busy day in Cromdale today. After a quick breakfast we got kitted out in helmets, gloves and jackets and headed off into the forest for a spot of mountain…

Cromdale – Day 2

Having a busy, slightly wet day today! Went to Huntley’s Cave in the Cairngorms for gorge walking and abseiling. Some of the pupils were quite apprehensive about trying the activities…

Cromdale – Day 1

Lots of fun with our team challenges this afternoon. We were working together, helping each other, using reasoning skills and sharing ideas to complete the challenges successfully. After some free…

Muddy Puddles!

Today was Nursery Three’s ‘Outdoor Day’ so the children got the wet suits and wellies on and headed outside to play in the adventure area. This area is fantastic for…

Mud Pi Day

Today was ‘Mud Pi Day’. This was a day for us to celebrate and share the maths concepts and skills that the children are learning in the outdoor environment. Most…