The Outdoor Place works with the local community providing an outdoor space for all to learn and explore (inclusive of those with SEN, learning difficulties, autism and disadvantaged backgrounds). Watching their self-confidence and personal tolerance levels improve is a most rewarding experience for all. Through the various challenges and adventures, we are able to help our learners discover themselves and better understand others, whilst learning new skills.
Set in a lovely calm environment with fully qualified and very experienced SEN and behavioural management staff, The Outdoor Place is a wonderful space for our young adults to explore and learn whilst having the space they need to be ‘them’. The project is provided all year round with a focused programme in the summer break, which also gives parents and guardians a welcome break from the long holidays!
Time in the outdoors increases the ability to:
This all supports our young people to integrate within a social setting, providing self-awareness of their own limitations and triggers.