At Higham Primary School, we are fortunate enough to have extensive grounds. We believe that children benefit from regular opportunities to learn outdoors and therefore all classes have planned sessions in the grounds. Our vision for the future is to implement learning opportunities that together with the learning taking place inside the classroom, will allow children to have an opportunity to transfer their skills, both outdoors and indoors.
We have specialist areas which are used in our outdoor curriculum learning, and we are in the process of updating and renewing other areas:
The outdoor environment offers space and therefore is particularly important to those children who learn best through active movement. Very young children learn predominately through their sensory and physical experiences which supports brain development and the creation of neural networks.
Activities that are regularly and will be further taught outside include:
Please visit this page and look out for regular updates in the schools ‘messenger’ newsletter and news regarding future ‘outdoor learning’ activities, lessons, photos and ongoing works in the grounds.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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