Outdoor Issues and Matters
This section contains information and articles that cover some of the concerns raised by teachers and practitioners. This is a mixture of personal experiences and advice from others who have experience or expertise in the matter.
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Time to come clean and explain some of the issues around this matter. Plenty of food for thought from Juliet and Jason Tetro with links to find out more.
Some straightforward and practical steps to consider about ensuring toileting is not a big issue outside where no public facilities exist.
What should schools do when children encounter these things outside? How can they be used as a positive learning opportunity?
Ideas and ways in which parents can encourage schools to improve their outdoor provision both during and outwith class times.
Children who are warm and dry are more comfortable outdoors. Ensuring children have decent outdoor clothing is the best step any nursery or school can take when it comes to providing outdoor play and learning activities all year round and in all weathers.
This page provides advice as to what to look for in clothing and ways of acquiring a stock.