National Education Nature Park

Led by the Natural History Museum and funded by the Department for Education, the National Education Nature Park aims to empower children and young people across England to take action to protect the natural world. Learning through Landscapes and the Royal Horticultural Society are delivering the programme across early years settings, schools, and colleges, helping to connect children and young people with nature and increase biodiversity across their school grounds and outdoor spaces.

This free programme brings practical ideas and guidance to educational settings, together with learning resources to put nature at the heart of education. Through the National Education Nature Park, learners can map their school grounds, plan and make changes to their outdoor spaces, and monitor the difference they make. Together, they will create a vast network of spaces that support nature while helping children and young people to thrive. Visit the National Education Nature Park website to learn more.

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How to get involved

The National Education Nature Park is available for free to all educational settings in England, regardless of how much outdoor space you have. Register to take part to add your site to the map and join a growing network of early years settings, schools, and colleges working together for nature.

The programme also provides free learning resources to support the delivery of biodiversity and climate education within your existing curriculum. Activities are available for a range of subjects, topics, and age groups.

For over 30 years, Learning through Landscapes has supported educators in delivering outstanding outdoor learning and play experiences, enabling thousands of children and young people to connect with the natural world. Read about the National Education Nature Park pilot scheme to learn more about our role in the programme, or visit our school stage hubs for early yearsprimary, and secondary to find more support in delivering the curriculum outdoors,

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