Calling all budding young scientists! The Big Science Event 2015 opens this week and organiser, Discovery City Learning Centre, is inviting local primary schools to enter. The Big Science Event 2015 is a celebration of school science across Wirral and West Cheshire. The competition challenges local primary school scientists to devise and carry out an […]... Read more.
Our theme this January is all about developing the curriculum outside, with a particular focus this month on maths and numbers. We have created our 4 outdoor learning resolutions as follows: 1) To provide opportunities for all children to be more physically active 2) To support teaching staff in delivering the curriculum outdoors 3) To […]... Read more.
This month sees the start of the RSPB Big Schools Birdwatch campaign, running until 14 February 2015. We think this ties in beautifully with our #takeitoutside campaign with a curriculum focus on maths and numbers. How does this translate? How many birds are visiting your playground in one morning? The Wild Bird Study pack has […]... Read more.
This could be deemed a tricky topic. How to incorporate ‘ #takeitoutside’ at home as well as at school? The WHO states, “Parents are advised to live and promote a healthy lifestyle because children’s behaviour is often shaped by observation and adaptation.” But, broken into simple, effective steps, what we all want and aspire to […]... Read more.
It feels like ages ago, but it is still the beginning of a New Year, new month and importantly the start of spring term for schools, albeit still a bit chilly! This month sees Playforce launching it’s Take It Outside campaign #takeitoutside. Why? In last month’s blog we raised the hotly debated topic, ‘should PE […]... Read more.