Climate Change and Curriculum Resources
· Transform Our World – a wide range of quality climate change and sustainability resources, alongside an annual youth summit, teacher CPD and climate action planner tool.
· Ministry of Eco Education – a collection of the best free resources weaved into a series of lessons to help schools embed sustainability across the curriculum KS1 and 2 in every lesson.
· Green Schools Project – the Zero Carbon Schools programme enables pupils to explore the causes and effects of the climate crisis, investigate schools’ carbon footprints, design projects to reduce carbon emissions and inspire the wider community to take climate action.
· WWF – climate change resources for schools
· ThoughtBox – supporting learning in schools to make sense of the world around us by feeling connected to ourselves, society and the natural world, with particular attention paid to addressing eco-anxiety. Climate Curriculum and staff CPD available here.
· Global Dimension – the resource hub of ReBoot the Future, with a vast library of free sustainable development resources exploring issues from climate breakdown, to migration and democracy. They also release a monthly newsletter, The Globe offering class activities, featured resources, an event calendar and CPD opportunities:
Climate Change – other resources
· AimHi Earth– online courses to help individuals and organisations understand the key concepts behind climate change and be able to communicate them effectively
· Let’s Go Zero – a national campaign for schools working to be carbon neutral by 2030
Outdoor Learning and Biodiversity
· Just One Tree – an annual fun and educational non-uniform (or wear something green) event, where every £1 raised plants a tree where they’re needed the most. Join other participating schools in Brighton & Hove, access free teaching resources and start ‘growing’ your school’s own forest by signing up here.
· John Muir Award – a nationally recognised award where schools can discover, explore, conserve a nearby wild place, and share what they’ve done with their community.
· City Nature Challenge – an annual international event where people around the world find and record wildlife around their cities. Brighton & Hove + Eastern Downs won the challenge in 2022, finding more species than any other region. School resources and training on use of iNaturalist will be available in 2023.
A guide to 101 organisations and their learning resources can be found here.