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Outdoor specialist shortlisted in rural awards

The Outdoors Group has been shortlisted in two categories in the Rural Business Awards 2021 South West Region.

The organisation, with its holistic approach to the provision of outdoor-based activities for all ages, is a finalist for Best Rural Social Enterprise, Charity or Community Project and Best Rural Recreational or Outdoor Pursuits Business.

The aim of these awards is to...

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From the classroom into the great outdoors - helping teachers to take lessons outside

A new course has been launched at Exmouth’s Forest School for teachers who want to add a different dimension to teaching by taking classes outdoors.

‘Learning Beyond the Classroom’ from The Outdoors Group gives teachers and volunteers new skills to use nature and the environment to teach the curriculum outside of the classroom.

Course leader, Ali Taylor explains, “There’s...