News from the Sheffield Teach Wild Network

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We've got inspirational videos, talks from outdoor learning experts and free resources at our next Teach Wild Network meeting on Wednesday 21st March at Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust's headquarters near Norfolk Park.

Next Meeting: Weds 21st March at SRWT HQ, Norfolk Park, Sheffield BOOK NOW

Do you know a teacher or student teacher who wants to get outside the classroom more? At our next Teach Wild Network meeting you'll learn how to plan a successful outdoor learning session - from capturing pupils imaginations to nailing that risk assessment. You can also catch the first showing of our new outdoor learning video which features three Sheffield teachers who have brought the outdoors into their school. And, as an added bonus, we also have some great outdoor learning resources to give away to everyone who signs up in advance

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How do I find SRWT HQ?

Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust is based at Victoria Hall, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF. We're in the Norfolk Park area of Sheffield, just 10 minutes walk from the rear entrance of Sheffield train station. There's plenty of roadside car parking in the nearby streets but do give yourself a few minutes extra to find a space!

What is the Sheffield Teach Wild Network?

The Sheffield Teach Wild Network is the termly outdoor learning network for educators in the Sheffield area hosted by Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust, supported by Learn Sheffield and made possible thanks to players of the Postcode Lottery.

Take a look at more images from recent Sheffield Teach Wild Network meet-ups here.

Our amazing advocates!

We're really grateful to all the teachers out there who give up their free time to help get more schools learning outside the classroom. Here are some of the inspirational speakers we have heard from so far:

Becky Handy, Y4 teacher and Science Coordinator

St Catherine’s Catholic Primary

Becky has just wrapped up mega whole-school Science Week showcase which included pupils designing and helping to build their own school pond – and she will be sharing her tips on how to run immersive cross-curricular outdoor learning projects.



Kieron Turney, secondary biology teacher and wildlife enthusiast

Handsworth Grange Community Sports College

Kieron brings with him a fascination for the natural world and a passion for inspiring even the most disengaged pupils through practical outdoor projects. He has set up wildlife-themed after school clubs in more than one school and will be sharing some of his experiments with citizen science, camera traps, wildlife filmmaking and more.


Sarah Jaggard-Doxley, Assistant Head and Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator

Oughtibridge Primary

Sarah has developed outdoor learning at Oughtibridge Primary School over a number of years and is a passionate advocate of the impact teaching outside has on academic attainment, engagement and social skills.





Becky Merriman, Y5 teacher and Science Coordinator

Manor Lodge Primary

Becky successfully led an Awards for All bid by Manor Lodge which secured funding to redevelop part of the school's grounds into an outdoor learning centre, complete with bird hide and story corner.



If you have an outdoor learning story to tell about your school, why not get in touch?