Project ID - TIS001038
Outdoor learning in Early Years (Nursery setting) Supporting the Teacher and Assistant with outdoor learning. Working under own initiative (with support) to develop play activities for young children.

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Project offered at

Phoenix Integrated Primary School
BT80 8QF


Heather Watson

Student Skills

Awareness of early years development and the value of high quality play experiences. Outdoor learning. - There's no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothing. Research outdoor play - in particular mud kitchens.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Enriched play experiences. Risk taking. Natural play. Outdoor learning

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Awareness of seeing benefits of outdoor learning for young children.

Extra Information

We are flexible with number of hours per day. Preferably 1 day per week.

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