Natural Connections

What’s in your woods?

Schools around Plymouth will be heading to city woodlands, beaches and local parks for a day of fun and educational activities with a host of Plymouth organisations and volunteers.

The events have been organised by Plymouth City Council as part of the Natural Connections project that it hosts in the city.

The project supports schools to use the natural environment as an outdoor...

Major campaign to inspire children through outdoor learning

Children will be going outside to learn as part of a major campaign to get them more in touch with the environment.

Desks and chairs will make way for grass, ponds and games outside during Empty Classroom Day, which also heralds the launch of the new Natural Connections programme.

Eight city schools have so far signed up to the three-year project, which is led by a partnership...

Volunteers sought for new Natural Connections project

An innovative new project that is working with hundreds of schools across the South West to provide greater learning opportunities for schoolchildren in natural environments is appealing for volunteers to help realise its goals.

The Natural Connections Demonstration Project, which is being funded by Natural England, DEFRA and English Heritage, and delivered by Plymouth University, aims...