School Visits

Olney Infant Academy positively promotes the active involvement of all children and young people in educational visits and journeys or ‘learning outside the classroom’ activities. Off-site activities have a great potential for enhancing the educational, personal and social development of children and young people by enabling them to participate in experiences which are not available to them within the classroom or other education or childcare setting.

The benefits of educational visits and journeys include the opportunity to:

  • Enhance learning and raise achievement
  • Develop independence
  • Develop team work
  • Extend, enrich and support the curriculum
  • Develop resourcefulness
  • Develop problem solving skills
  • Face challenges
  • Question values
  • Raise confidence and self-esteem
  • Develop social skills and environmental awareness
  • Extend personal horizons