News from the Sheffield Teach Wild Network

We've got inspirational videos, talks from outdoor learning experts - and a super-secret exciting location lined up for your at our next Teach Wild Network meeting on Wednesday 29th November. Booking form available soon!


What is the Sheffield Teach Wild Network?

Join the 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.


Next Meeting: Weds 29th November

Watch this space for our details of our next meeting in November, coming soon.

In the meantime, if you want to know more about the network, you can sign up here or email us




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?



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