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Climate Change and Sustainability

Monday, 08 January 2024
Catherine Whitehead

Find out more about the National Education Nature Park and how to get support with environmental education.

Catherine Whitehead from Natural England explains to us how the Nature Park fits into the new DfE Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy and where to go for more information.
Read all about the National Education Nature Park HERE.

Ages 4 - 6

  • Sign up to One Seed Forward's super new monthly Cultivating Education WEBINAR developed for educators by educators. Each month will focus on a different gardening topic with talks from fellow teachers, an open Q&A and links to resources and support.
  • Help nature by using this Wild Your Garden to attract more species and help our dwindling wildlife. By providing suitable habitats for insects, mammals and birds not only can we bring variety and colour to the garden, but also benefit nature.
  • 'Get Your Hands Dirty' is a great resource produced by Social Farms & Gardens for anyone considering using growing plants and caring for animals in their school to enhance learning opportunities and raise standards. 

Ages 7 - 11 

  • This CLOtC pack produced by Council for Learning Outside the Classroom includes lesson plans, a case study and guidance on planning and delivering learning outside the classroom. They are linked to the national curriculum and include tips on differentiating activities for different learner needs.
  • Need inspiration to get your school growing? Enjoy these Growing Ideas case studies produced by from School Food Matters member schools outlining the challenges and successes of their food growing projects.
  • Start the new year afresh with a school garden fit for growing healthy food, learning skills and sharing knowledge, whatever the size or space with this super Spring into Growing resource produced by Garden Organic.

Ages 11 - 16  

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Author Info
Catherine Whitehead
Natural England is the government's adviser for the natural environment in England, helping to protect England's nature and landscapes for people to enjoy and for the services they provide. It is an executive non-departmental public body, sponsored by the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. More information about Natural...    Read More
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