Outdoor Learning

The philosophy of Outdoor learning is to encourage and inspire our children of all ages through an innovative, long term, educational approach to play and learning in a woodland environment.

At Weston, we believe there are many potential benefits of outdoor learning and they are grouped below:

Key ways in which exposure to the natural environment is beneficial to human health:

  • enhanced personal and social communication skills
  • increased physical health
  • enhanced mental and spiritual health
  • enhanced spiritual, sensory, and aesthetic awareness
  • the ability to assert personal control and increased sensitivity to one's own well-being.

Planned benefits of Outdoor Learning:

  • develop self esteem, take personal responsibility, co-operate with and respect the needs of others;
  • extend their personal horizons through greater appreciation and understanding of the world and its peoples around them;
  • understand the need for sustainable relationships between people and their environment;
  • enhance practical problem solving and team work skills.
  • promote a positive and knowledgeable response towards personal health and well being.

All our children benefit from outdoor learning for at least half a day per week.

   

Contact Us

Telephone: 01928 574544

Email: head.weston@halton.gov.uk


Headteacher: Ros Atkins

Weston Primary School,

Lambsickle Lane, Runcorn,

Cheshire WA7 4RA