You could start putting your own school in order by reducing your environmental impact, and using this as a practical example for learning – see Action!
There are opportunities for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in all subjects, and curriculum requirements at NC, GCSE, GCE or VCE in Geography, Science, Design & technology, Business studies, Religious education, Leisure, travel and transport and Citizenship.
Hampshire Inspection and Advisory Service provides sustainable development support for the curriculum in the following subjects:
For more information about ESD in the National Curriculum, see the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority’s Education for Sustainable Development site.
Minstead Study Centre in the New Forest provides residential and day visits for schoolchildren, with a curriculum based around environmental issues and sustainability. Children lead a sustainable lifestyle while they are at the centre
Minstead Study Centre
The Trailblazer outdoor and environmental award scheme offers support and resources to help schools make the most of their outdoor environments for curricular learning and personal development. For more information visit the Trailblazer website. There are also lots of opportunities for learning about sustainability off-site, at one of the many centres and sites around the county. These include Minstead Study centre as well as: