S6 Outdoor Learning Challenge Friday 7.12.12

The final Outdoor Learning Challenge of this season is on Friday the 7th December 2012. So far this year, teams from Knox Academy have been successful in bringing home the trophies for all the events. Congratulations to Knox and to all school teams for their amazing efforts so far . The S6 challenge will be your school’s opportunity to prevent a Knox 2012 Grand Slam!

A mixture of problem solving, navigation and outdoor adventure this years event is at Yellowcraig at 1000-1500 on the 7th December. Get your S6 teams entered for this crucial event now. Email wstephen@eastlothian.gov.uk to enter or call the  Outdoor Learning Service  0131 653 5217

For info on all challenges and the amazing Outdoor Learning opportunities to enhance learning and the CfE visit the Outdoor Learning Service webpage.



CVS Action Earth Grants 2012 (Scotland)

CSV Action Earth which aims to empower people in Scotland to make a positive difference to the quality of their lives has announced that it is running two grant schemes in 2012 which are looking to increase numbers of volunteers on locally based environmental projects.

These are the CSV Action Earth Awards which offer grants of £250 for projects who are providing or improving habitats for wildlife, enhancing local nature spots and getting communities volunteering together; and the CSV Local Nature Reserve Awards which offers grants of up to £500 exclusively for projects taking place on Local Nature Reserves (LNR).

Grants will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.


Thanks to Juliet Robertson of Creative Star Learning for sharing this.