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Start of the Summer?
It looks like the weather might finally be improving, there are leaves on the trees, flowers are in bloom and birds are singing. Nature is thriving all around us! Our latest Wildsquare survey 'Start of the Summer' is open for your results now and is a perfect opportunity to get outside and...
10 May 2013
A natural curriculum?
The Department for Education is currently consulting on a new national curriculum for England – you can find lots more information here , including how to respond to the proposals (by 16 April). The RSPB is preparing a written response to the review, as well as coordinating a partnership response...
20 Mar 2013
Calling all school gardening bloggers!
Mygrove is The Prince of Wales’s online gardening competition for children. Based upon the principles of The Prince’s own gardens at Highgrove, school children are being encouraged to start their own Mygrove blog reporting about their own gardening efforts. Whether it’s a window box...
8 Mar 2013
Big Schools' Birdwatch update from St Mary's #2
Well, what a great Big Schools' Birdwatch it's been! Our deadline for results has now passed, thanks to everyone who has submitted them, we can't wait to see how birds are doing in schools across the UK this year, and the results will be announced before the Easter Holidays! I need to...
22 Feb 2013
Big Schools' Birdwatch guest school blog: Boughton and Dunkirk Primary School
The children at Boughton and Dunkirk primary school found the RSPB bird watching day fun, educational and exciting, with lots of new birds being spotted around the grounds. As a school, the bird that was spotted the most was the blackbird. All the children involved saw a variety of birds and recorded...
7 Feb 2013
Big Schools' Birdwatch update from St Mary's #1
Many thanks to our guest blogger Colette Cotton from St Mary's Church of England Primary School , Folkestone. Colette has been doing the Big Schools' Birdwatch as part of a larger ' World Birdwatch ' scheme that she runs in school, enabling links with schools across the globe. You can...
6 Feb 2013
Thanks for taking part - here's what happens next!
Thank you to everyone who has done their Big Schools' Birdwatch over the last two weeks! Don't worry if you've been delayed doing yours because of the snow, that's OK as you have until the 17 Feb to submit your results. If you haven't submitted your results yet, then you can do...
4 Feb 2013
You can still take part!
It's the start of the second week of the Big Schools' Birdwatch , and here's ten good reasons for you still to take part... You can request your fabulous free resource pack right up until the 01 February The snow has (mostly) all gone, so this will hopefully encourage more birds...
28 Jan 2013
The essential role schools play in connecting young people with nature
Guest blog written by Suzanne Welch, RSPB Interim Head of Youth and Education, discussing why we need to nurture a love of nature in children. I am a firm believer in the need for a greater understanding, a greater agreement and greater action around the essential part we as adults play during the...
25 Jan 2013
How are you getting ready for your Birdwatch?
The months of planning and waiting are finally over, and there's one week left to go until the start of Big Schools' Birdwatch 2012! We'd love to hear how you're getting ready for the Big Schools' Birdwatch with your class or group - are you trying something new, or do you have...
9 Jan 2012
Rachael's placement with RSPB in Youth & Education
Today is my last day of a ten day volunteer teacher placement with the RSPB in the Youth and Education department, completed as part of my fourth year teacher training. I was instantly made to feel welcome by everybody in the department and given a regular work station, with a fluffy red kite for company...
29 Nov 2011
Poll: Have you heard of Big Schools' Birdwatch?
We'd be interested to know how many people who visit these pages have heard of the Big Schools' Birdwatch, and if you've taken part in previous years. Have you heard of the Big Schools Birdwatch? Yes, I did it for the first time last year (50%) I have heard of it, but i'm not sure what it...
21 Sep 2011
Re: Rodent worry!
Hi Birchy and thank you for taking part in the Big Schools' Birdwatch [BSBW]. I live in London and my garden backs on to a railway line. I have foxes and rats that regularly appear but neither raid my feeders, which are on poles or suspended from tree branches. As long as you don't put out...
24 Jan 2011
'When we do BSBW, we'd really like to see....'
So, with BSBW being just days away, we thought we'd have a bit of fun and find out a little bit about how you'll be taking part. Complete the following statement, 'When we do BSBW, we'd really like to see....' More to follow over the next few days! Emily
20 Jan 2011
small schools that can take part in big nature events!
many small schools like St.Mary's ce primary school in Kingswinford west Midlands and many other small schools all over the country have and are taking part in nature events like the BBC Breathing places and more schools can join so go to www.BBC/breathingplaces.co.uk
11 Jan 2010
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