- Providing cross curricular field
trips. Integrating the “What Matters” statements of the AoLEs into fieldtrips.
- Developing bespoke programmes based
on student planning for each theme.
- Highlighting the opportunities for
developing the Four Core Purposes in each field trip.
- Creating Challenge cards for use on
field trips for independent learning.
- Creating follow up mission cards for
use in the school grounds, post field trip, to build on the learning and
trips are linked to the new Curriculum for Wales and aim to reach the needs of
every learner from Nursery to Sixth form.
are available as cross curricular experiences or can be focused on one of the
six Areas for Learning and Experience.
are bespoke for each school which will build on previous learning and skills.
We work with teaching staff to create activities that work across all six AoLEs and build towards the Four Core Purposes.
trips aim to cover all four Core purposes.
how Nature Days develops students to reach the Four Core Purposes.
Ambitious, capable learners:
- Providing a challenging environment
and activities which pupils will enjoy.
- Provide different contexts for
pupils build up a body of knowledge and learn new skills to explore that
- Provide problem solving
- Provide different setting that
pupils have to communicate effectively in.
- Opportunities to explain ideas and
concepts they are learning about in school and relate to real life experiences.
- Use of outdoor numeracy so students
can use number in different contexts.
- Opportunities to interpret data and
apply mathematical contexts through real life experiences.
- Opportunities to undertake meaningful
research and evaluate critically their findings.
- Providing the opportunity to engage
pupils in their learning.
Enterprising, Creative contributors:
- Real life problems outdoors allow
pupils to apply their knowledge and skills to create ideas and products.
- Real life problem solving allows
pupils to think creatively.
- Outdoor environments provide
opportunities for challenge and creative thinking.
- Field trips are ideal placed for
pupils to take measured risks.
- Team work activities outdoors
provide opportunities for different learners to excel, lead and play different
roles and take responsibilities.
- Outdoors build resilience and
Ethical, informed citizens:
- Undertaking meaningful evidence
collection through the enquiry process, to help pupils form views.
- Provide real life opportunities to
engage with contemporary issues, e.g. pollution, climate change, flooding.
- Explore their responsibilities and rights
in relation to their environmental impacts.
- Opportunities to observe and understand
the impact of their actions on the environment.
- Learning and experiencing the
diversity of the natural world.
- Experiencing how to become more
sustainable in their habits.
- Learning about Wales and the world.
Healthy, Confident individuals:
- Explore ethical beliefs lots of
which are linked to seasons and nature.
- Building emotional and mental
well-being through taking part in outdoor activities.
- Developing confidence, resilience
and empathy by developing outdoor skills and being surrounded by nature.
- Take part in physical activity and experiencing
the impact on their physical and mental health.
- Learning how to keep safe and well
- Taking decisions about managing
- Learning mutual respect for nature.
- Using the environment as a
- Opportunities to face and overcome
challenges in the real world through real life problem solving.
- Learning everyday life skills and
knowledge to help pupils develop independence outdoors.