Welcome to the Bird Box School Zone!
You've reached the School Zone, the hub of our 12 week education programme launching in March. Welcome! You can check back in here for the latest post from our bird experts in our Chatterbox blog, find out the latest news from our member schools in the School Updates section, 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.
Beaming live from school birdboxes and bird feeders across the south east! Come and watch the live streams, and follow the updates from our school project members.
Throughout the project, our team of local bird experts will post daily updates and articles to support the current weekly topic. Please read the new post each day (or catch up through the archive!), and your pupils can use the comments section to interact with the experts and ask questions.
Our Teaching and Learning Resources section features our extensive library of resources to support the 12 topic education programme.
Look out each week for things to do and things to make!
Tell us about the birds that visit your school grounds.
Covering the journeys of migratory birds across the globe.
All about the birds you might see in your gardens.
Every Friday durng the project we will be featuring work from pupils at our project schools. If you would like your pupils' work showcased on the blog, please just visit this page and submit the form, our simply email us.
The Schools’ Bird Box project actively encourages all schools with nesting boxes to support the BTO survey programme which enables environmentalists to carefully monitor the UK bird population. Click on the link below to learn more about the survey work of the BTO and to decide which surveys best fit in to your existing science topic plan.
The 2017 See Nature Bird Art project is an exciting opportunity for pupils in Kent & Medway, East & West Sussex and Brighton & Hove to create their own 2 and 3-D Artworks featuring all the common birds that we regularly see in our school grounds, gardens, parks, woodlands and around our coastlines and see their work on display in May 2017 at leading nature reserves across Kent and Sussex.