Nature-Based Learning is a program open to students with an interest in accessing the curriculum through a nature-based lens.
The program is offered to students at:
Nature-based learning focuses on experiences in, about
and for the outdoors. This approach to curricular learning includes a range of educational practices and experiences linked to improved academic achievement, holistic wellness, personal development and environmental stewardship. These educational practices may include:
- Outdoor learning experiences
- Nature-focused inquiry (in and out of the classroom)
- Play-based, forest school approaches to early learning
- Climate change and ecological education
- Indigenous land-based education
- Place-based education.
Outdoor and indoor learning environments collectively support child development. The nature-based learning program supports students as they build language and communication skills, learn to co-operate with others, make new friendships and prepare for future learning in the school environment.
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- Students are immersed in nature.
- Students actively explore the outdoors and connect to the land.
- Students engage in experiential education with hands-on learning.
- Students develop independence and responsibility.
Students require suitable outdoor wear for all four seasons.
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or contact the school.