20 October 2017


Lesson plans and activities

Links to great resources to use local buildings and places in memorable lessons.

Who's responsible for beauty?

These citizenship lessons for Key Stages 1 to 4 explore who is responsible for creating and maintaining beauty.

Fire their enthusiasm

A series of three lessons for Key Stage 3 that investigates what makes an area beautiful and the role that students can play.

Downloadable key stage 2 PSHE lesson plans

Great resources for your key stage 2 PSHE lessons.

Jarvis Cocker makes music with the National Trust

Former enfant terrible of British Pop creates soothing sounds using National Trust buildings.

Case study: St Augustine's Catholic Primary School, Gateshead

Pupils in Gateshead went on an exciting learning journey through the creation of a 'den' in their school grounds.

Case study: Ercall Wood Technology College, Telford

Shropshire students created a spiritual space at school, learning how to design, cost and fundraise to make their ideas a reality.

Local history and street names: an English resource

Find out how the name of your local street can be an unexpected treasure-trove of historical information…and then try making up some of your own.

Embrace your space: become site-specific!

Creative lesson ideas, using your unique local places and spaces as inspiration.

Erith marshes: the students' point of view

Four year 8 gifted and talented students talk about their experiences exploring Erith marches, Bexley.

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