South Downs National Park

Connecting Schools with National Parks

Take part in this series of online teacher training sessions and discover South Downs National Park

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Teachers can discover the South Downs National Park, one of the family of protected landscapes in the UK.

This series of online teacher training sessions will focus on specific key stages, curriculum areas and topics.

This opportunity is provided by South Downs National Park.


  • Type: Two-hour course
  • Dates: From 1st October 2021 - 31st March 2022
  • Location: Online (relevant for teachers across the South East)
  • Cost: Free
  • Suitable for: Teachers working with children aged 3 - 18 years

About this opportunity

These two-hour teacher training sessions will focus on specific key stages, curriculum areas and topics.

You can expect activities, lesson plans and project ideas to help you teach young people how to enjoy, learn about, explore and look after these incredible landscapes. There will also be top tips for delivering outdoor learning in your school grounds.

Pick and choose which sessions to attend based on your areas of interest and development needs. All sessions are run by education providers from Our South Downs Education Network.

Need to know

How it works

With these online teacher training sessions, you will:

  • be able to join live or catch up later
  • develop ideas for school trips in the South Downs
  • discover ideas for in-school, outdoor learning activities

Learning outcomes

You will understand how to use the South Downs National Park as part of a locally relevant curriculumm and how outdoor learning can support curriculum as well as health and wellbeing outcomes.

Access guidance

If you have any accessibility queries, please check with individual session providers.

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