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


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

All pupils 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
  • The Junior School playground, designed by the children.

Read our Outdoor Learning features.

Educational trips and workshops 

P5 Scald Law 4Visits 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.