Nature Citizens

Rewilding goals for curriculum

Published by Alix Marschani on 23rd September 2018 at 3:09 pm | No Comments

I wanted to share with you some of the rewilding goals for curriculum that are central to my practice: Science: where does my food come from? Growing food in a school garden Science/Geography: link to a local farm, nature reserve or ‘wild space’ outside PSHE: spend time in nature, well being and health, in and […]

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Visit to Redwings Horse Sanctuary

Published by Alix Marschani on 13th September 2018 at 12:07 pm | No Comments

A trip to see my sister in Essex also meant that August Bank Holiday Monday was completed with a trip to the Ada Cole horse sanctuary in Essex. Apart from the petrol in the tank, it is FREE to enter. Walking around the fenced paddocks looking at the donkeys, ponies and horses munching grass, chasing […]

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Defining Rewilding in the Curriculum

Published by Alix Marschani on 13th September 2018 at 12:05 pm | No Comments

There are two meanings to this term – first, the writer and environmentalist George Monbiot describes it as ‘resisting the urge to control nature and allowing it to find its own way’ (Monbiot, 2014:9). It is a word gathering much traction (and controversy) in the fields of environmental science and conservation. The second meaning is […]

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