An LTL film in which Sir David Attenborough explains how schools in England are facing tough decisions to accommodate a sharp rise in pupils. He strongly believes that making the choice to sacrifice their outdoor spaces will not only have a catastrophic effect on children's connection with nature but also their learning, behaviour, health and well-being too.
Discover how to develop school play times to support the curriculum and nurture happy, healthy children.
This free resource is for anyone who has an interest in children's wellbeing at school although it has been designed to be particularly relevant to support staff. It explores how outdoor play in schools supports children's learning and development, identifies a range of ideas for enriching play and shares practical advice from schools that have developed good play practice.
Each of the films is accompanied by short notes, discussion questions and links to further useful resources. You'll find these in the accompanying resource guide at http://www.ltl.org.uk/learning/PlaytimeRevolution We strongly suggest that you use this resource together with colleagues to encourage discussion and planning about how you take some of these ideas forward in your school.
As you develop your thinking and practice, why not use our facebook page to share your success and hep inspire other schools? We'd love to see pictures or hear about how you are getting on. You can also post your questions and learn from a wide network of educators who are interested in outdoor learning and play. http://www.facebook.com/gflscotland