Outdoor classrooms around school

In the foreground, from left, are Lake Gwelup Primary School environment officers and Year 6 students Aaron Heldt and Emma Telfer with, from left, science coordinator Miriam Neates and students Cole (Year 2) and Alyssa Letich (Year 4), parent Paul Letich, environment consultant Keith Brown and parent Romeo DiGirolamo [NAMES OK]
In the foreground, from left, are Lake Gwelup Primary School environment officers and Year 6 students Aaron Heldt and Emma Telfer with, from left, science coordinator Miriam Neates and students Cole (Year 2) and Alyssa Letich (Year 4), parent Paul Letich, environment consultant Keith Brown and parent Romeo DiGirolamo [NAMES OK]

Learnscapes are specially designed learning areas, created to allows users to interact with the environment.

Lake Gwelup primary environmental projects consultant Keith Brown said students, teachers and parents had contributed to the school’s new learnscapes. ‘In its planning process, students, teachers and parents meet to design learning areas within the school grounds so that learning is not confined to the classroom,’ Mr Brown said.

Balcatta Rotary Club has supported Lake Gwelup Primary School’s environmental programs by providing a nursery, which is being used to propagate local plants from seeds supplied to plant around Lake Gwelup.