All pupils at St Mary’s benefit from using a diverse outdoor learning environment, to support their learning. The school is fortunate to have a large field, woodland habitat walk and woodland area to use for a number of outdoor education activities throughout the year. Key Stage Two also have the opportunity to achieve the John Muir Award each year.

Wildlife Champions Project

This year the School Council are participating in the Devon Wildlife Champions scheme, which is organised by the Devon Wildlife Trust. To launch the project, the School Council attended a special Wildlife Day, held at Slapton Ley. Lots of other schools attended the event to participate in a range of different activities which were designed… Read more »

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Outdoor Education

Posted: 12 August 2019

Pupils have worked towards their outdoor learning awards this year, based on the outdoor learning themes of: environmental awareness, skills, creativity, wider community, nature knowledge, advocacy, curriculum enhancement and reflection and spirituality.  Year 6 were also awarded the national John Muir Award.  

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