The Morecambe Bay Curriculum is a sharing space for those hoping to build a sustainability focussed, place-based educational offer. Partners of the Morecambe Bay Curriculum have exclusive access to our community hub, where members can share resources and collaborate online. If you are wondering where to start when thinking about teaching about nature, climate and where you live, you’ll find some of our favourite resources on this page.
University of Cumbria resources
University of Cumbria have developed a number of teaching modules and resources connected to the Morecambe Bay Curriculum. Go to their resource shelf.
Loving where we live
- Cumbria Archive Service provide support for educators interested in their locality.
- The Lancashire Archives help teachers and young people explore their local history.
- Morecambe Bay Partnership have collated an archive of historical information connected to specifically to the Bay.
- The Bay: A Blueprint for Recovery is a nature and wellbeing programme, offering people living in Morecambe Bay the opportunity to get outdoors and connect with nature.
- Food Futures is North Lancashire’s sustainable food network
- Template letters that support young people to communicate with their local MP about Climate change
- Energy Sparks help schools become more energy efficient and fight climate change
- The Morecambe Bay Podcast
- Morecambe Bay Coastal habitats information – more information about the habitat and saltmarshes of the area
- RSPB Morecambe Bay Conservation Project
- Lancaster Green Spaces is a great way to see an overview of greenspace in the district
Loving our planet
- Free resources and lesson plans by the Eden Project Education Team
- The UN Sustainable Development Goals
- Positive News shares positive stories with a focus on the environment and how everyday people make a difference.
- Dynamic Earth have developed sustainability themed resources.
- Little Chatters provides free green resources for teachers and parents alongside their consultancy
- Glossary of Green Words helps us understand the eco-terminology that can sometimes be confusing.
- Tiny Wonders Trail - CBeebies programme with interactive map for schools to upload and tag photos to identify 'Tiny Wonders' of interest.
- Oxfam have developed climate crisis teaching resources aimed at ages 17-14, connected to the Science, English and Geography curriculum.
- The Field Studies Council provide outdoor teaching resources connected to the curriculum.
- Outdoor learning educational resources by Learning through Landscapes.
- The Nature Connection Handbook: a guide to increasing people's connection to nature by the University of Derby.
- Learning for a Sustainable Future is a free CPD course offered by Edinburgh University.
- The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) offer supportive resources for schools developing gardens at the School Gardening Awards.
- Thoughtbox Education produce resources that focus on personal, social and environmental wellbeing.
- This Wakelet features links to projects and resources looking at COP 26 and Climate Change as a context for learning and teaching.
- '50 things to do before you are 11 and 3/4' from the National Trust.