Air Abounds at Pelham Centre’s Outdoor Classroom
they’re playing, exploring nature or simply enjoying a good book, students love
to spend time outdoors. As the weather warms up and the sun begins to shine,
that feeling only intensifies. At Pelham Centre Public School, students will be
able to combine their love for learning and nature at the school’s outdoor
“Our students are
very excited about having an outdoor classroom,” says Bev Smith, Principal. “On
especially nice days, teachers may choose to leave the four walls of the
traditional classroom to conduct lessons outdoors. It will be an excellent
opportunity for students to learn creatively in a comfortable, natural
addition to being a great spot for students to read and work in a beautiful
setting, the outdoor classroom also reflects the DSBN’s focus on environmental
education. Being able to learn outdoors offers students an opportunity to
connect with the natural environment and talk about the surrounding ecosystem.
development of the classroom was supported through a grant from the TD Friends
of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF). The Foundation is a charity that funds
environmental projects across Canada.
Centre Public School is located at 1165 Centre Street, Fenwick.