Monthly Archives: October 2016


GA Update

By | October 21st, 2016|Webwatch|

The deadline for registering for the Primary Geography Quality Mark is 31 October. This is an award that recognises quality geography teaching and learning. The GA also has some new teaching resources: Fieldwork teaching ideas and Far is viagra over the counter at walmart NEVER cialis viagra stack Able cialis generic online Reason canadian pharmacy [...]

More updates from Natural England

By | October 21st, 2016|Blog|

Here are more updates from Natural England   Harmony and connection: human connectedness through social design E Pak - 2016 From a design perspective, this research will show that it is possible to re-create connection through social design, by influencing perception through nature, as an alternative to a state of social disconnection. Nature Teaches Us [...]

CNN Round Up

By | October 20th, 2016|Webwatch|

The following features from the most recent output from the Children & Nature Network caught our eye:   Speaking for the Trees: The New Urban and Community Forestry Action Plan Gut Health, Mental Wellbeing and Immunity Linked to Outdoor Play Time in a Natural Setting Enhances Children’s Learning Program Connects At-Risk Kids with Nature Survey [...]

Missing out

By | October 20th, 2016|Webwatch|

We missed both Recycle Week [12th to 18th September and the World’s Largest Lesson [19th September] this year. However, it's never too late to think about these important things.

The Children’s Garden

By | October 19th, 2016|Book Review|

‘The Children’s Garden’ provides a useful resource for any teacher keen to maximise the potential of a school garden for the purposes of enjoyment and creativity. The handbook is organised into sections based on the seasons. In Spring, one of the most fun and creative ideas is the construction of a ‘wall of sound and [...]

Update from the Dirters

By | October 19th, 2016|Webwatch|

The latest Project Dirt round-up has the usual mix of the informative and the inspiring. Our eye was caught by: Solar schools Apple Day in the New Forest Jimi Reddy's new book: Wild Times The Awards for All! programme from the Big Lottery  

Tomorrow is Oak Day

By | October 19th, 2016|Blog|

If you're an oak tree, of course, every day is Oak Day, and you spend it just trying to get along with the rest of the near-biosphere whilst fighting off predators and pests of all kinds; some centuries old; some novel.  We humans, however, have to make do with one day in the year.  In 2016, [...]

Environmental Audit Committee update

By | October 18th, 2016|Webwatch|

The Environmental Audit Committee is examining the future of the natural environment after the EU Referendum. The inquiry has a particular focus on the future of agro-environment funding and schemes outside the EU. Here are the witnesses: At 10.15am – a scene setting session for the current state of the environment and EU protections, with academics [...]

A dose of nature

By | October 17th, 2016|Webwatch|

A Dose of Nature is all about using outdoor natural environments to improve health and wellbeing. It's a service, a network and buy cialis from canadian pharmacy a research project. The Project began in 2014, and was created by Dr Dan Bloomfield at the University of Exeter. Dan works in knowledge exchange - meaning that [...]

Outdoor Classroom Day

By | October 17th, 2016|Blog|

Did you celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day this year?  Maybe you're outside everyday and so didn't need to bother to make September 30th special.  We hope so! The C&NN says that Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire learning and play outside the classroom. It builds on the UK’s Empty Classroom Day, and the [...]