• News Feeds
Page last updated at 07:59 GMT, Thursday, 1 April 2010 08:59 UK

Out of school learning 'lifts horizons'


MPs are warning that children in England are spending too much time in the classroom.

A report by the Children, Schools and Families Committee warns that children, especially those from poorer backgrounds, are not being offered enough trips and excursions to learn firsthand about the world outside their classrooms.

Barry Sheerman MP, Labour chair of the committee, explains the decline in outside school learning.


Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific