SCHOOL INFO

School Info

Nature School Dunedin (NSD) is an independent charitable organisation with its own Board of Trustees. We offer our programme as a one day school. Your child will stay enrolled in their foundation school but can be released for the day to attend NSD (Education and Training Act 2020 sections 52 and 53). The programme is offered to children in years 4,5 and 6 each school term. The cost is $65.00 inc. GST per child per day. A full term commitment is required unless we offer a half term enrolment. Please see our full terms and conditions for full information.

Currently available to
Year 4,5,6
$75
per CHild per day
runs term time every
Wednesday to Friday
ENROLMENTS & ENQUIREs
INSIGHTS

Further Reading

This is not an exhaustive list of relevant readings but it’s a good place to start if you would like to know more about the benefits of learning in Nature.
01

Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder

By Richard Louv
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02

Letting our kids run wild!

‘Bush schools’ let children explore their creativity physically and intellectually.For Troy Etherton’s dad, Scott, one small incident sums up the way we kill our children’s independence and creativity.
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03

Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

by Angela J. Hanscom
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04

Why kids need risk, fear and excitement in play!

When children test their own boundaries in thrilling play, they develop self-confidence, resilience and risk management skills.
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