St George's Junior School - Outdoor Learning, Trips and Workshops


Building fires, bug hunts, willow-weaving, planting and growing, and archaeological digs! 

All girls participate in a range of progressive and creative outdoor learning experiences which are a planned part of the curriculum, providing regular, frequent, enjoyable and challenging opportunities for our girls. 

Outdoor learning time is allocated within the weekly timetable for Primary 1 – Primary 5 encouraging discovery and exploration of our school environment.

Classes can be found on our campus in:

the Fantastical Forest
the Secret Garden
the Wild Wood
the Primary 1 outdoor learning area
and in our playground designed by the children.

Read our outdoor learning features.

Educational trips and workshops 

Visits are made during the course of the year to or from the following:
Butterfly world, Build a Bear, The Royal Botanics, Dynamic Earth, Jupiter Artland, The Planetarium at The Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Zoo, The Scottish Owl Centre.
Primary 5 pupils have a residential trip to Lendrick Muir, Dollar.