Nicola Beverley of the Association of Science Educators has kindly provided the following details and documents to help teachers and outdoor educators to explore ways of delivering science outdoors.
The Science programmes of study KS1 & 2 can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/science-programmes-of-study-for-key-stage-1-and-2-until-july-2015
New National Curriculum for Science (1.04 MB)
Working scientifically (summary) (23.15 kB)
Types of Enquiry (18.12 kB)
Natural World Enquries (19.21 kB)
Outdoor Learning Opportunities (21.39 kB)
What might children do? (16.28 kB)
Nicola Beverley also works as a freelance educator and can be contacted at
Coming soon! Science Skills Sharing booklet with ideas from science educators.