Education sessions for local schools

The London Borough of Lewisham is keen to encourage the use of the nature reserves for outdoor learning and would like to work in partnership with schools to provide classes.  We are able to offer facilitated sessions to local schools to complement Key Stage 1 of the national curriculum with our Conservation Officer on a … Continue reading Education sessions for local schools

How much wood does a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood?

  The wonderful Nature's Gym volunteers worked hard on building a new woodchip footpath through a school nature area.  Using spades mattocks and forks, they started by digging out the turf so that the woodship had something to sit in!  Edging was then put along the sides of the footpath before woodchip was wheelbarrowed in … Continue reading How much wood does a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck wood?

Changes at Burnt Ash Pond

Successful Bid to the Mayor's Fund brings improvements to Burnt Ash Pond After an unsuccessful attempt at applying for an Awards for All grant, the Burnt Ash Pond Friends, were finally successful with a bid to the Mayor’s Fund.  This fund is intended to help wards make improvements that cannot be delivered through the existing … Continue reading Changes at Burnt Ash Pond

Beckenham Place Park Lewisham – An Opportunity for Schools

A Great Opportunity for School Pupils To Explore Nature & Wildlife, Study Their Local Environment and Associated River Life. We are offering opportunities to schools, youth, community, faith, special needs & disability groups to benefit and participate in the sustainable use of the park. The Waterlink Way Project  Officer will prepare, organise and facilitate outdoor environmental … Continue reading Beckenham Place Park Lewisham – An Opportunity for Schools