Brighton & Hove environmental education

Posts by Helen Peake

Living Coast Day

Living Coast Day

Our local area, a designated UNESCO Biosphere reserve, has recently unveiled its new identity: The Living Coast. In celebration of the new name we are running a Living Coast Day for schools on Tuesday 18th July, from 10am – 2pm. We hope this will be a treat for those children who have shown a keen […]

Peacock Poetry Prize

Peacock Poetry Prize

For this year’s competition, BHee has joined forces with Brighton Festival and Brighton Hove and Sussex Sixth Form College (BHASVIC). We are awarding a special prize in the Peacock Poetry Prize, for poems that celebrate our interaction with The Living Coast, our unique natural environment. A stroll in a local park, a picnic on the beach or a ramble on […]

House sparrow photo competition

House sparrow photo competition

The Brighton & Hove House Sparrows Project is challenging people across Brighton and Hove to use photography to capture images of the sparrows visiting their gardens, parks and school grounds.  Prizes will be awarded in a range of categories and the winning photographs will be exhibited at the Booth Museum. It’s simple to take part – […]

FREE sustainable fashion workshop

FREE sustainable fashion workshop

Looking for a practical and engaging workshop to offer Y6 as a post-SATs treat or for upper KS2 as part of Arts or Eco Week?  This two-hour workshop starts with lively discussion of the environmental and ethical issues involved in producing the clothes we wear, and what we can all do to  make our choices […]

Perfect Pollinators

Perfect Pollinators

The University of Sussex is looking for Primary schools to take part in their Perfect Pollinators project, by hosting their very own nest box for solitary bees. Perfect Pollinators is a collaboration between the University of Sussex and NatureQuest. The project aims to engage children in scientific research by enabling them to become ‘citizen scientists’ […]

BHee twilight: An Introduction to Eco...

BHee twilight: An Introduction to Eco-Schools

BHee twilight: An Introduction to Eco-Schools Location: Brunswick Primary School Date: 26th January 2017 Time: 4 to 5.30pm This is the perfect twilight for new Eco-Coordinators or those needing a bit of a refresher about the Eco-Schools process. We’ll discuss different ways of selecting pupils for your Eco Committee, how to involve pupils in carrying out an […]

Our Water Matters

Our Water Matters

This is a fantastic opportunity for seven Brighton & Hove schools to take part in FREE workshops exploring our local water cycle, as part of the University of Brighton’s ‘Widening Participation’ programme. Our Biosphere is a special area recognised by the United Nations as a world-class environment that connects people and nature, linking our city […]

Ashden LESS CO2

Ashden LESS CO2

Do you want to save energy and money, while involving the whole school in taking action to become more sustainable? If so, the Ashden LESS CO2 project is for you! Ashen is running the successful LESS CO2 project in clusters of schools across the UK, supporting staff and pupils to work together to cut their schools’ CO2 […]

BHee Eco Conference

BHee Eco Conference

The next generation of green leaders gathered for the BHee Eco Conference, hosted by Cardinal Newman Catholic School on Wednesday 12th October 2016. Over 60 pupils from nine schools across the city took part in a fantastic day of inspiring speeches, hands-on workshops and sharing ideas. The morning Keynote speech from Cat Fletcher, founder of Freegle, […]

Outdoor Learning in Secondary School...

Outdoor Learning in Secondary  Schools

The effective integration of Outdoor Learning across the whole school is an ongoing challenge for many secondary schools. Brockhill Park Secondary School in Kent is leading the way with their OCN accredited ‘Great Outdoors’ enrichment programme for EVERY Key Stage 3 pupil in school which is now firmly embedded as an integral part of the whole-school curriculum. […]