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: Celebrating The Lost Words with a FREE Outdoor Learning session!
To celebrate the success of the crowd funder to get a copy of award winning nature book The Lost Words into every primary school in Sheffield, we’re giving schools and home educators a chance to claim one of six free outdoor learning sessions linked to the The Lost Words, focusing on natural art and literacy. Sessions can take place on the school grounds or at our outdoor learning space in Greno Woods nature reserve on any Monday from March 11th until May half term. All teachers need to do is email us with a short explanation of why their class would benefit from it. Sessions are two hours long and are suitable for a standard class size (30 pupils max), and schools will need to provide the appropriate adult/child ratios of staff.
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Handy guides for primary and secondary!
We’ve 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!
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 and Find out more about Forest Schools
FREE Exploring Wetlands workshops for KS2 and KS1 – 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! The KS1 session is a little less technical. We have 10 places available on this limited offer again for this year, for visits between April and October 2019. Find out more
Save the date! Teach Wild Network Monday 18.03.19 @ Trust HQ
Join us at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust’s HQ for an informative evening with a talk about the links between exposure to nature and wellbeing for pupils and teachers. Just let us know you’re coming using the button below so we don’t run out of biscuits! 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
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. Find out more
‘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.
Our Sheffield-based citizen science project is tracking the hedgehog population in the city – and needs your help! Find out more
Thinking about Christmas already? Take your celebration outside this year. Find out more