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London, London National Park City -

With London enjoying its status as the world’s first National Park City, we can look forward to many more opportunities for children to get outside, play, learn and connect to nature. In this blog, Cath Prisk explains how we've been able to connect the London National Park City Schools network to Outdoor Classroom Day...

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Campaigning, Outdoor Classroom Day -

Outdoor Classroom Day forms a huge part of what we do at Outdoor People. It’s a campaign we are very proud to support, forming the ‘Think Global’ part of our ‘Think Global Act Local’ ethos. In 2018, over 3.5 million children worldwide were involved. It's global movement encouraging every school to make getting outdoors – to learn, play and explore – part of every child’s every day.

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Campaigns, Outdoor Classroom Day, Outdoor People -

Outdoor Classroom Day is a campaign to celebrate play and learning outdoors and inspire schools everywhere to make outdoor learning and play part of every day. And Outdoor People are proud to be providing the leadership for it through our Director Cath Prisk!

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Campaigns -

The sun shining full on my face. That is my stand out number one feel good factor. That moment when you turn a corner, move from the shadows, come out of the door. It just makes me smile! So I just looked up what makes that feel good factor, and it seems there are all sorts of reasons. The vitamin D, serotonin production, the clear light, the warmth. It makes everything light up. And it helps me remember better, be more creative, feel more positive…

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Outdoor People -

Essential reading - summary of Sir Ken Robinson's thoughts on play, especially outdoor play....

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