Welcome to the "Perfect Pollinators" Bee School Zone!
You've reached the School Zone, the hub of our education programme starting in March. Welcome! You can check back in here for the latest posts from the See Nature team, find out the latest news from our member schools, or take a look through our Teaching and Learning Resources. If you need any support or have a query about the website, please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Find out about the star of the show, the Red Mason Bee. Including a fantastic video, suitable for pupils, that covers the entire life cycle of the bees.
Discover the exciting activities you and your pupils can participate in as part of the Perfect Polliantors project.
Streaming live from solitary bee houses across the south east! Come and watch the live feeds, follow the updates from our school project members and join in the dicussion.
Read our weekly reports about The Red Mason Bee. Learn about the life cycle of the Red Mason Bee, what happens in the Bee Box, how they gather pollen and feed their young and why they hibernate in the autumn.
Learn about the wonderfully diverse species of bees that visit our gardens in the UK, and what makes each one unique and special in it's own way.
Discover a different word each week related to fascinating world of our native pollinators.
Bees are often making headline news in the Science world, across the globe. We'll keep you up to date each week with the biggest stories to make the front page.
Our Teaching and Learning Resources section features a selection of resources to support the 6 topics featured in our education programme.
A selection of cross-curricular activities to support staff and pupils in recording the activity in your bee box and on your school grounds during the spring and summer. Create and share your work with us!
A meadow area plays a key role in ensuring your school grounds are pollinator friendly. Find lots of useful guidance and tips here, including a free wildflower seed pack offer from the Friends of the Earth.
Support the national OPAL pollinator survey programme and help your pupils take part in important scientific research. At the same time, find out about all the pollinaters that are visiting your school grounds.