Environmental education: making every day Earth Day

10 year old child with black hair and yellow jumper, with her teacher, planting a small treeEarth Day should be every day. Groundwork UK offers environmental education opportunities for school children across the country throughout the year.

Our programmes aim to connect young people with their local green spaces and community. Through fun activities, we provide them with the knowledge and tools they need to become environmentally conscious citizens, and even prepare them for a future in the green economy.

We also we work with teachers to help them meet the requirements of the national curriculum, and provide a range of resources that make learning about the environment fun and engaging.

If you are a teacher who wants to make every day Earth Day, then Groundwork UK is here to help! Get in touch today by contacting your local Groundwork Trust.

6 ways we can help you

Do you work in education? We can help you by:

  1. Inspiring pupils through outdoor learning, which can help students in many ways. It can make them think differently and do better in school.
  2. Improving pupil attendance and engagement by working with our experienced achievement coaches and youth workers.
  3. Creating a National Education Nature Park near you, using the expertise of our landscape architects to make your outdoor spaces work for students and nature.
  4. Creating a Carbon Action Plan for your context to meet your carbon reduction goals.
  5. Upskilling your staff through Carbon Literacy Training so they can understand and implement sustainable practices.
  6. Inspiring young people to pursue a green career by helping them gain experience and qualifications in areas such as horticulture.

At Groundwork UK, we believe environmental education should be accessible to everyone. That’s why our programmes are designed to reach every corner of the country and provide young people with the knowledge they need for a brighter tomorrow. Together, we make Earth Day happen every day.

So get in touch today with your local Groundwork Trust if you want us to help take your school’s sustainability efforts one step further!