Arthur Halliwell Education in the Outdoors Award is now open

The Arthur Halliwell Education in the Outdoors Award is now open for applications from West Yorkshire schools. Would you like to share your current activity, achievements and future plans that inspire young people to engage with the outdoors?

The closing date of Friday 25th May but the application form is short and easy to complete. For more information and an application form visit

http://www.wyta.co.uk/outdoor-learning-network/

Good luck!

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“How to Start a School Garden” Workshop

In November, LESSN held a workshop in partnership with the Health and Wellbeing Service and the Food for Life Partnership. The focus of the workshop was on starting a school garden as the new School Food Plan www.schoolfoodplan.com,  which aims to dramatically improve the food experience in schools with such initiatives as the universal infant free school meals, also firmly sets growing into the curriculum. From our research, we knew that while many schools are keen to start growing but struggle with getting started. So we thought an introductory workshop with some insights from more experienced growers would be helpful. Continue reading ““How to Start a School Garden” Workshop”