Outdoor Learning APPG

First Registered: 16/12/2020 • Last updated on: 10/03/2021

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To provide a platform and focus for the various representative organisations involved in the outdoor learning sector; to encourage their access to parliamentarians; and to enable collaboration and discussion.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.

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Recent Documents related to Outdoor Learning

1. England’s largest outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to learn when outside
14/07/2016 - Natural England
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Found: England’s largest outdoor learning project reveals children more motivated to

2. Outdoor Learning
16/12/2020 - APPGs

Found: representative organisations involved in the outdoor learning sector; to encourage their access to parliamentarians;

3. SUPPORT FOR PLAY AND EARLY LEARNING IN LANARKSHIRE
29/06/2017 - Early Day Motions

Found: House congratulates Support for Play and Early Learning in Lanarkshire on securing £8,233 from the Big

4. Pesticide usage survey: outdoor vegetable crops in the United Kingdom, 2017
28/02/2019 - Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
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Found: Pesticide usage survey: outdoor vegetable crops in the United Kingdom, 2017 - GOV

5. Nature Premium campaign
01/10/2020 - Early Day Motions

Found: making learning easier; highlights that the Nature Premium would support schools to develop outdoor education

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Outdoor Learning

1. Schools: Outdoor Classroom Day
15/03/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: Majesty’s Government how they plan to support Outdoor Classroom Day, to be held on 17 May; and whether - Speech Link
2: such learning, and events such as this serve a useful purpose in raising awareness for outdoor learning - Speech Link
3: spent in outdoor learning? Does he agree with Sir David Attenborough, the patron of Learning through Landscapes - Speech Link

2. Education After Covid-19
23/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: two. We know that long holidays can damage kids’ learning. I remember going back to school in September - Speech Link
2: fruit of that dropping from the tree now—lost learning, and young people with deep mental health concerns - Speech Link

3. Covid-19: Road Map
22/02/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: The sequence will be driven by the evidence, so outdoor activity will be prioritised as the best way to - Speech Link
2: disruption to the running of schools and children’s learning. We do not want that again. That is why Labour - Speech Link
3: by this pandemic first, not least people with learning disabilities. They have died at rates that are - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Pre-school Sector
08/06/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: transmission and the health and well-being benefits of outdoor education—everything from understanding of risk - Speech Link
2: schools specifically refers to the fact that using outdoor space, where possible and depending on the weather - Speech Link
3: result from deprivation of care, stimulation and learning? Evidence shows that the literacy skills gap starts - Speech Link

5. Spring 2021 Covid-19 Road Map
22/03/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: restrictions that gym, and all other gyms and indoor and outdoor leisure facilities across our country, closed. - Speech Link
2: consideration should be given to such sports as outdoor swimming that provide benefits with little risk - Speech Link
3: prioritisation of education and a phased return for early learning, childcare and schools. I mention that in relation - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Outdoor Learning
1. Outdoor Recreation
asked by: Tim Loughton
20/07/2020
... what in-situ (a) hoards and (b) other archaeological finds found on metal-detecting rallies and club events have been excavated without archaeological support in 2020; what assessment his Department has made of the level of loss to knowledge of those excavations.

2. Outdoor Recreation
asked by: Tim Loughton
20/07/2020
... (c) ensure that in-situ archaeology is protected and (d) ensure that archaeological finds made on their events are lawfully exported.

3. Outdoor Education
asked by: Justin Madders
03/02/2021
... what recent assessment his Department has made of the role of outdoor education centres in a child’s development.

4. Outdoor Education
asked by: Lord Taylor of Warwick
24/06/2020
... they have for outdoor schooling during the summer.

5. Outdoor Education
asked by: David Amess
15/03/2021
... what assessment he has made of the potential contribution that residential summer camps can play in promoting (a) character development and (b) social mixing as part of young people’s education.

Latest Questions
9 Current APPG Officers
Robin Millar Portrait
Robin Millar
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Aberconwy
Joined: 16th December 2020
Simon Baynes Portrait
Simon Baynes
Vice Chair
Conservative - Clwyd South
Joined: 16th December 2020
Neil Hudson Portrait
Neil Hudson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Penrith and The Border
Joined: 16th December 2020
1 APPG Membership
Horse
Richard Drax Portrait
Richard Drax
Vice Chair
Conservative - South Dorset
Joined: 16th December 2020
No other APPG Memberships
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Robin Millar MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: robin.millar.mp@parliament.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Outdoor Learning APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Outdoor Learning APPG