Outdoor Education at The Ryleys

Learning in the Great Outdoors

Outdoor education is encouraged for all ages at the school and we are fortunate to have large open spaces in the school ground to facilitate this.

Our Early Years children enjoy physical literacy by exploring, climbing and swinging in the trees in the schools meadow.

In Pre Reception, the class teachers talk about risks and safety. The children are shown how to check if the branch is safe and strong enough before using their full weight to climb or swing.

These simple outdoor activities provide a great opportunity to work on gross motor skills and core strength which are very important when sitting, reading and writing.