Beyond the Classroom Archives - Education Matters Magazine

Sherpa Kids: A seamless partnership

Since introducing Sherpa Kids’ out of school hours care program to its students five years ago, St Paul’s Camden hasn’t looked back. The structured yet flexible approach has become a welcome addition to the school.

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A tailored approach to adventure

PGL Adventure Camps tailors its programs to best meet the desired outcomes of each school group and its teachers, offering a memorable experience that encourages students to step out of their comfort zones.

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Playground grants awarded

KOMPAN Australia has announced the winners of its 2019 Matched Funding Grant Program, which required entrants to brainstorm and detail their dream play or fitness space and explain the impact it would have on the students and wider school community.

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Lock it in

Combining design aesthetic with maximum durability, Excel Lockers’ range of school lockers has been a welcome addition to numerous schools across Australia. Read more

Grants to encourage greater student wellbeing

With schools encouraging greater levels of learning in the outdoors, play and fitness supplier KOMPAN Australia says that playgrounds are increasingly being seen as multifunctional spaces that can be utilised outside of the traditional timeslots of recess and lunch. Read more

Adventures in the great outdoors

There is no doubt that education extends beyond the school grounds and that students need to push their boundaries, step outside their comfort zones and be challenged. As PGL Adventure Camps explains, school camps offer plenty of opportunities to do all of this. Read more