Category Archives: Environment

The John Muir Award

The John Muir Award is an environmental award scheme for people of all backgrounds – groups, families, individuals. It’s non-competitive, inclusive and accessible. More information, including how to get involved, is available here including a brief introduction, download an information … Continue reading

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Learning Through Landscapes Local School Nature Grants Programme

The Learning Through Landscapes Local School Nature Grants Programme, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, may still be open for applications. This outdoor learning grant fund is has two elements – a free outdoor learning training and £500 of … 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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Free Outdoor Learning Resources for Primary Schools

Free outdoor learning resources from the Times Educational Supplement. Embrace the learning potential of the outdoor environment with this hand-picked selection of resources As unpredictable as the British weather is, you can guarantee that as soon as the sun does come … Continue reading

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