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Should children be taught to take risks at school?

Should children be taught to take risks at school?

According to the Chair of the Heath and Safety Executive (HSE) "Coping with risk and danger should be part of curriculum". Dame Judith Hackitt  believes that the ‘excessively risk-averse’ culture in schools is stifling children’s readiness for the real world.

The Importance of Outdoor Play

The Importance of Outdoor Play

Building dens, climbing trees, playing pooh sticks by a river, kicking a ball in the street with your friends...these are all simple pleasures that many of us enjoyed as a normal part of our childhood. 

Risk Essential to Childhood

Risk Essential to Childhood

Following a recent parliamentary report on a fit and healthy childhood, Children need to be exposed to risky play as an essential part of their childhood.

Nature for your Nursery?

Nature for your Nursery?

After enjoying huge success across Sussex, with 36 sold out after school clubs in 31 schools (and counting), The Outdoors Project is now offering its’ unique Forest School experience to nurseries in Brighton and Hove.

Wild Things in The Woods

Wild Things in The Woods

Did you see us in Latest 7? Light Up Their Lives - Expand your child's horizons and experience adventure with the Outdoors Project