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A Nature Connected Curriculum

Thursday January 13th 2022, 5-6pm
Suitable for KS1 and KS 2 staff.
This session will be delivered via Zoom- participants will be sent an invitation to the Zoom meeting a few days before the event.
  • Discover the 5 Pathways to Nature Connectedness: Beauty, Meaning, Compassion, Emotion, Senses and their role in rewilding our children 

  • Gain simple practical tips for building the 5 pathways into the school curriculum 

  • Learn to #BeMoreGilbert! The naturalist Gilbert White, Father of Ecology’, is an inspiring model for nature connectedness 

This session gives plentiful ideas for embedding the 5 pathways to Nature Connectedness into different curriculum areas including art, creative writing, maths, science, music and RE.  

Gilbert White was an 18th Century amateur naturalist and writer who lived his whole life in Selborne, Hampshire. His much-loved book The Natural History of Selborne is a perfect example of Nature Connectedness at work in one man’s lifeHe inspired many writers and naturalists, including the young Charles Darwin. 

Fiona Oakley our Learning Manager, who will lead this session, has many years of classroom teaching experience and recently completed a course on Nature Connectedness.  

The online CPD for Teachers Project is funded through the South Downs National Park Authority by Generation Green – a multiagency project funded by UK Government to help young people recover from the negative economic and health impacts of COVID related restrictions.

    • 13th January 2022 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
    • 5:00 pm