Guide To: Residential trips in key stages 3 and 4

Outdoor learning
This practical SecEd guide offers ideas and advice for how secondary schools can harness the power of outdoor learning and residential trips to develop key skills, support academic outcomes, and boost wellbeing and personal development

There is a range of research evidence showing the breadth of skills that pupils can learn and develop via outdoor learning, especially school and residential trips.

This guide, which can be downloaded as a free pdf by clicking here, breaks down some of these key skills and suggests how outdoor learning and school trips can be planned and run to ensure these skills are fostered and developed.

Guide to: Residential trips in key stage 3 and 4: Click here to download

We consider what the research says about how outdoor learning can support students' academic study, examination preparation and even careers advice. We also consider the impact on personal development and mental health.

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