Using the Environment

Getting out into the local environment can throw up all sorts of educational opportunities. It can help children develop a range of geographical skills, and spark their interest in historical themes and ecological issues.

There are 3 videos in this series.

15 mins Back to Nature
In this programme, pupils from St Catherine's Primary School in Bridport conduct a river survey at Dorset's Golden Cap Estate.
15 mins Local Landmark
Pendennis Castle is a stone artillery fortress, founded by Henry VIII in 1540, sitting high on a headland overlooking Falmouth and just a short walk away from King Charles Primary School.
15 mins Local Explorers
In this programme, teachers and pupils from a primary school in Hackney, east London, discover how exploring their local built environment is a great resource for learning.

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