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30th Anniversary of the Trans Pennine Trail – 1989 to 2019

News from the trans Pennine Trail Partnership: This year is the 30th Anniversary of the Trans Pennine Trail partnership so we’re getting in touch with all to encourage everyone to join in our celebrations. Please get in touch if you … Continue reading

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Peak District National Park: Langsett Junior Rangers Programme

Free Taster Session – Saturday 16th March 2019 –  Langsett Barn PDF copy of the poster above available here Contact: nick.baker@peakdistrict.gov.uk More information here and here

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World Register of Field Centres Database from RGS with IBG

The World Register of Field Centres database identifies sites for environmental research, anywhere in the world. It provides information on established field centres, in environments from the high Arctic to the Sahara desert, from tropical forests to the great grasslands … Continue reading

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Antarctica, Weddell Sea Expedition 2019, Free Teaching Resources from the RGS

Free teaching resources are available from the Royal Geographical Society. Follow the expedition as it takes place this January and February. You can follow the expedition on the Weddell Sea Expedition Facebook pages, on their Twitter account and on the … Continue reading

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Sustainable School Trips – Goldthorpe Primary School

Goldthorpe Primary School is an Eco-School in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. They have a very positive approach to learning outside the classroom which is based on maximising time outdoors and using local environments as much as possible. This article from outdoor … Continue reading

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YHA – Discover the Adventure Effect

Travel and adventure are crucial to young people’s growth, but so many are missing out on experiences that can transform their lives. Welcome to our experiment. Over three days, we took adventure away from Alastair Humphreys, a professional adventurer who … Continue reading

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Learning Through Landscapes

Learning through Landscapes is the UK charity dedicated to enhancing outdoor learning and play for children. Learning through Landscapes surveys of schools who have improved their grounds demonstrate the benefits: 85% of teachers said it resulted in more creative learning and … Continue reading

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Useful Tips if your Footpath Crosses a Field of Cows

Some helpful tips from Headys Farm on Twitter on how to cross a field of cows if this is where your footpath takes you when out walking. If you use footpaths, here are some tips to cross a field of … Continue reading

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HSE Urge Review of School Grounds Traffic Safety

Following its investigation into the death of a Bridgend school pupil, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has urged schools to review traffic arrangements within their grounds, and where possible design layouts so pupils are separated from moving traffic. For … Continue reading

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New Skiway Code Video from Snowsport England

Planning a ski trip this winter? Have a look at the Skiway code to know the correct procedures to follow when you’re on the slopes. Produced by Snowsport England in association with Halsbury Ski.

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