Engaging with young people is vital for sustainable environmental improvement. It provides an opportunity to change attitudes and encourage positive behaviour at an early age.

Helping teachers to use the local environment in their teaching enables students to learn from relevant and immediate examples of environmental problems and solutions. Thames21 aims to develop lasting connections between schools and their local environment through our education activities.

Our Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre, in Brent, provides the perfect venue to educate pupils in line with curriculum based learning for Foundation, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 levels, including our Stone Age Survivors session via half day or full day courses.

Visit our Welsh Harp page for more about our programmes at this 15-acre woodland site, next to the Welsh Harp Reservoir.

It’s not just term time when we offer sessions – we offer holiday sessions, too, in half-terms or in the longer holidays. These sessions feature activities such as pond dipping and woodland survival sessions. 

In addition, many of our regional projects also have educational elements, where we go into schools to provide curriculum-linked learning.

For more information please email Edel Fingleton,