Out-of-Classroom Experiences

Quality out-of-classroom learning experiences have the capacity to improve outcomes across a range of subjects and to develop better personal and social skills.

When these experiences are well planned, safely managed and personalized to meet the needs of every child they can:
• Improve academic outcomes
• Provide a bridge to higher order learning
• Develop skills and independence in a widening range of environments
• Make learning more engaging and relevant
• Develop active citizens and stewards of the environment
• Nurture creativity
• Provide opportunities for informal learning through play
• Improve behavior and attendance
• Stimulate and inspire motivation
• Strengthen the ability to deal with uncertainty
• Provide appropriate challenges and opportunities to take acceptable levels of risk
• Improve young people’s attitudes

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