Schools & groups news

New adventure children’s book launched for National Parks Week


Published on Monday 25 July 2016

Today (25 July) marks the beginning of National Parks Week, the UK National Park family's annual celebration of Britain's breathing spaces.

New Forest Education conference encourages outdoor learning

Education conference June 2016

Published on Thursday 23 June 2016

A conference for teachers on the importance of learning beyond the classroom has been held in the New Forest National Park.

New plan for National Parks gives every schoolchild a chance to visit

national parks plan

Published on Wednesday 23 March 2016

Every schoolchild in England will have the chance to visit our inspiring National Parks at each stage of their education under plans announced today by Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss.

Teachers inspired by New Forest education conference

Teachers learning about wild play at the new forest national park education conference cropped

Published on Tuesday 30 June 2015

A conference for teachers on the importance of outdoor learning and ‘wild play’ has been held in the New Forest National Park.

Two thirds of parents have outdoor play concerns

family playing in New Forest

Published on Tuesday 6 January 2015

Almost two thirds of parents based in and around the New Forest have concerns about letting their children play outdoors, a survey suggests.

Schools go eco to benefit the New Forest


Published on Thursday 18 December 2014

A project to help children across the New Forest make their school and local area more environmentally friendly has received a major funding boost.

A day for play in the New Forest

wild play

Published on Friday 1 August 2014

Families can discover fun ways to explore and play in the New Forest, while learning about its special qualities, at a wild play day.

Conferences top successful year for New Forest education team

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Published on Thursday 24 July 2014

Teachers and pupils have taken part in two education conferences in the New Forest to cap another successful year for the New Forest National Park Authority’s education team.

Have your say on playing outdoors

wild play

Published on Thursday 12 June 2014

Children and parents based in and around the New Forest are being asked their thoughts on playing outdoors in the National Park as part of a new research project.

Teaching future generations about litter

Published on Wednesday 15 May 2013

Over 16,000 pupils have learnt about the damaging effects of litter on the New Forest during the last five years.

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