They look stunning, giving pupils a sense of pride in their surroundings, but most importantly they support outdoor learning. An effective policy of delivering exciting and relevant activities outside of the classroom starts with the effective use of a school’s own grounds.
Having a covered space outside will support the best possible delivery of learning outside the classroom, with shade for pupils removing a health and safety barrier to delivering learning outside the classroom.
Cancer Research advice for schools wishing to be SunSmart includes making sure they provide sufficient shade in the school grounds.
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Further guidance on the advantages of outdoor learning can be found here: