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After School Clubs – Nottingham

The great out-tours bring the wonders of the countryside to the doorstep of primary school children. Via an exciting & curriculum supporting ‘four seasons’ outdoor learning programme, we deliver after school clubs & in-school workshops.

We pride ourselves in creating unforgettable practical experiences of nature in action using the school grounds/surrounds as the teaching ‘stage’. We work closely with the school staff to satisfy key curriculum learning objectives in the subject areas of: science, geography, art & design, music & design & technology. If your school has a Great Out-tours club running, here is a taster of what your children will take part in…

  • Wild produce culinary activities including making Elderflower cordial, Crab Apple jelly, jams & chutneys & crushing/pressing fruits in summer for the freshest juice.
  • Carrying out a variety of countryside surveying methods on nature (with the aid of long duration cameras to bring alive the wildlife whilst school sleeps)!
  • Rural crafts making animal/plant structures/sculptures as well as bird, bat & insect nest boxes, homes & hotels!
  • Exciting individual & team-work based activities to develop self esteem, confidence, independence & practical skills. … plus many other illuminating & fun activities!

Area Manager : Jessica Edwards
Email: nottingham@thegreatout-tours.com
Phone: 07855 769026

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We know it's autumn when it's all gone conkers! The children made some wonderful creatures using tools including a drill. There was time to play too. A few creatures were left behind so are sleeping in the shed until next week. I was asked today if I live in the shed....... I don't. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sebs porcupine has lost an eye so now it’s an alien porcupine! X

Today the children helped prepare and build the fires, tried using the fire-striker, cut their own willow stick and ate plenty of marshmallows! The puddle is back after days of rain, so for the last ten minutes they became bog-monsters! ... See MoreSee Less

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This looks brilliant xx

It's official, making your own apple juice is better than buying it in the shops! Rather more hard work though..... The children were great. ... See MoreSee Less

I'm so excited to have collected our apple press ready for next week's activity. Club kids, please gather some apples to bring to the session if you can. We will be completing the whole process from tree to glass. Any other Lowdham folk, feel free to drop your windfalls off at my house if you're passing. Thanks. ... See MoreSee Less

Im so excited to have collected our apple press ready for next weeks activity. Club kids, please gather some apples to bring to the session if you can. We will be completing the whole process from tree to glass. Any other Lowdham folk, feel free to drop your windfalls off at my house if youre passing. Thanks.

Four teams engineered like crazy today to transport 4 pints of water each as far as they could. Two teams hardly spilt a drop - amazing! Huge thanks to all the helpers who were fantastic as always (a few of them may have got a little competative too)! ... See MoreSee Less

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Loved the ideas and enthusiasm from all the children! Super fun!

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It was great to be back in the Millennium Garden today. Our nature pirates were hunting for natural treasures and some shiny coins to enjoy at the end too! ... See MoreSee Less

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27.08.19 - Farmer John (AKA John Brooksbank) takes in armfuls of GREAT OUT-TOURS crafting 'treasure' to his BBC SUSSEX radio interview!! ... See MoreSee Less

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Not long now until our Lowdham club is back and busy in the Millennium Garden (11th September). Seasonal highlights this term will include apple pressing, campfires (with marshmallows of course) and Conker Creatures. We will be needing a large number of egg boxes for one activity... Ideally the dozen size but 6ers will do. Please can people in Lowdham collect and let me know. Many thanks Jess ... See MoreSee Less

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You’re getting very domesticated and community minded Rebecca, what a difference marriage and a baby makes.👍👍👍

Alex Rainforth don’t throw any egg boxes away x

The last club this academic year. We made wooden name bunting using a hand - drill under supervision and rediscovered the much loved dens. A huge thank you to the many helpers, see you all next year kids! X ... See MoreSee Less

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Thanks so much Jess. Oscar has loved it every time and is looking forward to continuing next term x

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Merchandise

The boys have thoroughly enjoyed their time at (the great out-tours) and certainly would like to continue next term. Thank you so much for allowing them to enjoy the outdoors and experience the excitement and adventure of being part of a team in the wilds of the Millennium Garden 😀.

Alison

Thanks so much Jess. Oscar has loved it every time and is looking forward to continuing next term. x

Ximena, Parent