Outdoor Learning

  • A step-by-step guide to creating an outdoor classroom
  • How to maximise your outdoor area whether it is a small tarmac space or a shared space
  • Games and activities to improve learning
  • Help you to be Ofsted ready
Helen Bilton

Helen Bilton

Dates: 23rd Jan 2018, 20th Mar 2018

Helen is a leading educational specialist in the outdoor teaching and learning environment. As well as extensive experience in teaching the EYFS, she is an Associate Professor in Education at the University of Reading and author of the bestselling book 'Playing Outside'. Helen will provide you with activities, ideas and inspiration for making outdoor teaching and learning work in practice.

View all of Helen Bilton's Courses

Setting up an outside learning environment

An in-depth breakdown of what areas should be included 

Making the transition to Year 1 with outdoor learning

Health and Safety aspects and risk assessments

Integrating play and learning

Seamless provision between indoor and outdoor learning

Using the environment as a learning tool for all areas of the curriculum

Extending opportunities for:

  • physical activity

  • learning through play

  • problem solving

  • imagination and creativity

  • communication, language and literacy  

Practical activities and resources

Ideas for developing prop boxes, resource lists and best websites

Ideas for developing the outdoor classroom on a shoestring budget

Case studies and examples from practice

A list of possible sources of funding


First delegate rate

£309 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£289 + VAT

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