outdoor learning training

Outdoor Learning Coordinators Award

  • Perfect for those that are leading with outdoor learning.
  • A year-long, supportive mentorship.
  • Complete resources pack including staff meetings powerpoints to evaluating pupil and staff voices and reporting to governors.
  • Certificate and crest upon completion.

Level 5 is a year-long project that will help you embed a whole school approach and certify you as a Muddy Puddle Teacher Coordinator.

Your training will be a mix of some sections to read and research around, as well as practical tasks that you need to do with the children you typically educate. After completing all accredited courses, you will be sent a certificate, unique training number, crest for publications, CPD points and a Muddy Hooray on social media!

Make sure to check out the Accredited Training FAQ page before you start.

Here are 3 top outdoor learning eyfs ideas :

  1. Set a time each day to do your outdoor play
  2. Make it messy and muddy – why not you’re outside?
  3. Stick to natural resources – less clearing up for you and more kind to the environment.

Our muddy resources support all curriculums and we use only natural resources so that any school can use our approach, including Early Years FrameworkNCCfE, and American Curriculums.

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Outdoor learning in primary schools is essential to bring well-being to the classroom.

Here are some muddy top tips to start in each key stage.

  • Outdoor Learning KS2 – Take 10-minute slots or brain breaks between sessions. Do the Muddy Walk and Talk and use it for general discussion or chat.
  • Outdoor Learning KS1 – Try taking phonics games outside. Choose a sound and use leaves.
  • Outdoor Learning EYFS – If you can make sure there is an outside space that is accessible and start to reduce the plastic and have more natural objects. Such as leaves they can write on and stones to do art with. Strip back the made plastic objects and keep them natural for optimum imagination and creative skills to be used.
  • Outdoor Learning KS2 – Take 10-minute slots or brain breaks between sessions. Do the Muddy Walk and Talk and use it for general discussion or chat.
  • Outdoor Learning KS1 – Try taking phonics games outside. Choose a sound and use leaves.
  • Outdoor Learning EYFS – If you can make sure there is an outside space that is accessible and start to reduce the plastic and have more natural objects. Such as leaves they can write on, stones to do art with. Strip back the made plastic objects and keep them natural for optimum imagination and creative skills to be used.

For more outdoor learning ideas, sign up for FREE! If it is active learning, you are looking to try GoNoodle, a great way to get kids moving inside the class.

Watch the MPT safety videos to help you practice the best outdoor learning methods. These videos are also useful for those practising forest school.

Search for more outdoor learning resources: Babies (0-2) | Tots (2-4) | EYFS (4-5) | KS1(5-7) | LKS2( 7-9) | UKS2 (9-11) Special Needs

For Training, head to : Accredited Training | Short Certificate Courses

Have you also checked: Outdoor Ebooks | Assembly Packs | Home Learning Packs | Safety Support | Special Outdoor Events

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