School grounds and outdoor space

Guidance and ideas for the effective design and use of school grounds and outdoor space.


Schools for the future: designing school grounds

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The document, ‘schools for the future: designing school grounds’, is full of information, guidance and ideas to inspire the best possible designs for school grounds.

The guide also includes examples of schools that have used the development of their grounds to enhance the educational, recreational and social needs of their pupils.

The outdoor classroom is aimed at highlighting the potential of school grounds as a valuable resource that can support and enrich the whole curriculum and the education of all pupils.

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