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.

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.