What is International School Grounds Month?
In May 2013 the International School Grounds Alliance is calling on schools around the globe to take their pupils outside and celebrate their grounds. It’s as simple as that. We believe school grounds are important to children and if you agree with us, we hope you will take some time during this month - an hour, a day, even a week or several different times during the month - to go outside into your grounds with your students.
How can we take part?
There is no right or wrong way to take part; you could take lessons into your grounds, promote play outside, camp out in your grounds or invite parents in to watch a play outside...whatever works for you.
However, we have gathered some ideas from around the world of things you might like to try or be inspired by, just to get you started. You can download these ideas for activities and celebrations here.