Primary schools - the Environment Centre (tEC)

tEC’s environmental education workshops complement several areas of the Key Stages 1 and 2 national curricula, providing additional learning opportunities in geography, science, citizenship and personal, social and health education. The key area of learning relates to knowledge and understanding of environmental change and sustainable development.

The workshops take a holistic inter-disciplinary approach, and encourage learning by presenting children with issues and materials from real world contexts. We incorporate different styles of working including small group work and class discussions which help children to form and express their own thoughts and views, and to listen to the views of others. Each workshop incorporates a degree of hands-on experience to engage the children in the subject.

Topics Available
We can offer workshops on the following topics:

  • Climate change and energy saving
  • Food production and sustainability
  • Biodiversity
  • Water conservation
  • Waste and recycling

Types of Workshop
Teachers are welcome to select from a range of workshops according to timetabling requirements:

  • School assemblies
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Interactive activity station sessions
  • Interactive story telling

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