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February 13th, 2015
A new information page about Water Voles is now available on the Learning Zone. Find out more about this charismatic critter and how they are making a comeback in the South Downs National Park. Learn about their lifecycle and how to spot them. We are currently processing some camera footage from motion cameras to bring … Continue reading Have you spotted the Water Voles?
February 13th, 2015
This year, for the first time at Lewes Castle, we have added prehistory sessions to our range of workshops for schools. Lewes Castle shares its site with the Museum of Sussex Archaeology at Barbican House so we are able to use real artefacts to support handling sessions for the Stone Age, Bronze Age and Iron … Continue reading Prehistory sessions now available at Lewes Castle
January 22nd, 2015
On Monday I had the pleasure of teaching the Year 4 children at St. Luke’s School in Brighton. With each class we discovered special places and thought about how to protect them for the future, this lead onto exploring the special qualities of the South Downs National Park. To start we thought about our own … Continue reading Visiting St.Lukes in Brighton
December 18th, 2014
Learning with Nature is full of fun activities and games to get your children outdoors, to explore, have fun, make things and learn about nature and help them grow up happy and healthy. Suitable for groups of children aged between 3 and 16, the graded activities help children develop: • Key practical and social skills … Continue reading New Book: Learning with Nature
September 24th, 2014
Family Water Event Lewes Railway Land Nature Reserve 2.00pm to 5.00pm Sunday 28th September 2014 Water, the most valuable resource in nature and to people, is the theme of a free family event at Lewes Railway Land Nature Reserve on Sunday 28th September. Bella Bear, a character based at Lewes Railway Way Land Nature Reserve … Continue reading Bella Bear returns from studying water in the Amazon!