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5 to 7 January 2011
National Association of Field Studies Officers
in partnership with
Cambridgeshire Environmental Education Service




OPENING DOORS TO LEARNING: Curriculum Development in the Outdoor Classroom


EVENT REPORT: To view the comprehensive programme for this three-day event and
read a report on all presentations and workshops click here


SHOWCASE: To view a compilation of ideas, suppliers and quotes contributed by delegates click here


ADDITIONAL MATERIALS: To view additional materials supplied by event presenters see below:


Wednesday Workshops:

a) Growing Gardens for Schools and Centres—Alison Findlay, Regional Adviser, RHS Campaign for School Gardening


Wednesday Presentations:

b) Lessons from the Sustainable School Strategy—Dr Jake Reynolds, Head of Wellbeing, Sustainable Development Commission

c) Interpreting the Environment Through Art – Photogram Instructions - Becky Aston and Brian Hutchings, CEES teachers.


Thursday Visits:

d) Learning through the Environment at Stibbington Centre

e) Rivers – Progression in teaching about Rivers - Caroline Worth, CEES teacher

f) If you go down to the woods today – beware of the Gruffalo – Deb Laurie, CEES teacher


Friday Presentations:
g) Quality Learning Outside the Classroom - Leszek Iwaskow, Her Majesty’s Inspector, National Adviser for Geography


Friday Workshops:
h) Climate Change and School Communities—Nicky Ayscough, CEES teacher, Cambridgeshire County Council

i)  Diversity in Outdoor Learning—Drew Wilkins, Traveller Education Team, Cambridgeshire Race Equality and Diversity Service, Cambridgeshire County Council

j)  Literacy & Numeracy – Priorities at Primary – Numeracy Ideas - Rosie Edwards, Head of CEES and Hazel Lambert, CEES teacher

k) Music and Storytelling in the Outdoors—Kirsty Body, Cambridgeshire Music, Cambridgeshire County Council

l)  Spirituality in Outdoor Learning—Roger Orgill, Trustee, The Wrekin Trust