More ways to get your school connected with nature

Your pupils can take part in our citizen science projects, benefit from our national campaigns and join in with local and seasonal festivals. 

Explore the opportunities we can offer below.

New: handy guides for primary and secondary!

We've just updated our brochures for primary and early years and secondary schools. They are a handy guide to the experiences we offer, and come with a map of our learning destinations too. Check them out!

Join in Springwatch #WildAcademy!

Springwatch #WildAcademy is eight all new programmes aimed at schools and young nature fans, starting Monday 4th June. Each day, Mon – Thursday, at 13:30, you can catch host Maddie Moate (CBeebies, BBC Earth unplugged) streaming live from Springwatch’s location, with special guests including Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and more! It will also feature a 30 Days Wild film inviting school groups to take part with help from presenter Maddie Moate. You can catch it on the programme website, red button and BBC iplayer. 

Springwatch would like schools to get in touch with wildlife questions and wildlife sightings. They’ll feature the best ones! Go to the Springwatch website to find out more.

Support the Sheffield's The Lost Words crowdfunder!

Help Vernon Oak, the Sheffield Teach Wild Network and other supporters get a copy of The Lost Words into every primary school in Sheffield. Find out more

 

 

Wild School: Prince Edwards Foundation pupils experience first Forest School 

Check out this wonderful video which shows Foundation pupils from Prince Edwards enjoying their first Forest School. It's amazing to see forward-looking leaders prioritising outdoor experiences for Early Years pupils in a school, and especially in a school where nearly 18% of pupils don't speak English as their first language. Watch the video   Find out more about Forest Schools 

FREE Exploring Wetlands workshops for KS2 - limited availability

Explore the wildlife and landscapes to be found at a local wetland! Try out pond dipping and mini-beast hunting, learn about flooding and how wetlands like Centenary Riverside help protect our homes and provide a home for nature at the same time! There are only 10 places available on this limited offer, for visits between April and October 2018. Find out more

See how this Sheffield school got on

 

Save the date! Teach Wild Network Monday 25.06.18 Greno Woods Outdoor Classroom

We've got two more teachers ready to share their love of outdoor learning with you - and we'll also be sharing details of the next big thing in outdoor learning - drum roll - the Teach Wild Award! It's still free, you still get a great goody bag and we'll still be on hand to chat through your outdoor learning questions and conundrums. Book your place

Watch our new outdoor learning video

Hear from three Sheffield teachers about how they use outdoor learning to make a difference in their school. They're not super-powered ninjas, they just had a go. Watch video

 

Get expert advice, news and resources - Sheffield Teach Wild Network

Sign up to the Sheffield Teach Wild Network to get the latest local outdoor learning news, hear what other schools have been up to, get expert advice and download resources. We send out fortnightly emails in term time, and we don't share your personal details with anyone else. Sign up now

 

 

Don't forget to book your summer celebration!

Celebrate your end of term in true woodland style! Play games, build shelters, light fires and enjoy campfire treats - or tackle our Greno Woods obstacle course! Either way, this is a great way for pupils to let off steam and bond. Find out more

Over 25% off for schools that come out to play this May + free limited edition 30 Days Wild Pack!

Get over 25% off our per pupil price on all of our primary workshops when you come out with us in May, PLUS get a FREE limited edition 30 Days Wild pack with wildflower seeds for a class of 30 too. Prices from £4 per pupil, including discount.

BROWSE WORKSHOPS

 

#30DaysWild

Take The Wildlife Trusts' #30DaysWild challenge in June and see if your school can get outside for a month! The challenge comes with an amazing resource pack, planner, Random Acts of Wildness cards and more.

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'See Inside' outdoor learning

Ever wondered what other teachers get up to in their outdoor learning sessions? Now you can take a sneaky peek and see for yourself what goes on behind the scenes in habitat studies or sustainable energy workshops using our 'See Inside' Flickr feature.

Just head to Curriculum Enrichment or Celebrations and PHSE and click the handy 'See Inside' links for a range of workshops.

#OutdoorClassroomDay

#OutdoorClassroomDay is an international campaign to get more children learning outside the classroom. Go to the Outdoor Classroom Day website

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Nature Counts

Our Sheffield-based citizen science project is tracking the hedgehog population in the city - and needs your help!

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Festive Fun!

Thinking about Christmas already? Take your celebration outside this year. Find out more.