OASES has successfully helped to deliver the following opportunities to schools and settings, enabling them to access outdoor learning and global sustainability education opportunities for FREE or at a reduced cost .
This web resource has been produced on behalf of the Durham Hertiage Coast funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It has been designed to be a stimulating and engaging resource whether used in the classroom or on a site visit at Horden on Durham's north east coast.
Working on behalf of Learning Through Landscapes, OASES is delivered a fully funded initiative that sought to establish orchards within school grounds.
HABITATS & HOMES
Schools studied and made their own habitats in a fun packed day of Science and Design Technology. Sponsored by Deerness Structural Engineering and Design Limited.
LEARNING FROM THE LAND
Funded by the Ernest Cook Trust this project took groups of young people from four Durham schools and taught them traditional skills like coppicing, dry stone walling and pyrography.
Part of Durham County Council’s, Heritage Lottery Funded Limestone Landscapes Project, OASES administered funding for schools to go on funded visits to experience and learn about the biodiversity, industry and culture that exists because of the Magensium Limestone Landscape.
LITRE OF LIGHT
Delivered as part of the Luminere Festival of Light, the Litre of Light Project aims to illuminate the consciousness of primary pupils. OASES has successfully delivered the Litre of Light Project for the last two festivals, delivering school workshops to teach the children about the Litre of Light charity, the global importance of light and the need to develop sustainable light sources. Pop bottles decorated during the workshops were used at the Lumiere festivals to form light displays.
ONE SUN, ONE WORLD
OASES enabled the production of the WWF musical in Durham schools alongside Durham's Music Service. Helping pupils to appreciate the plight of animals around the world.
RECHARGING THE EARTH
A transition programme that encouraged battery recycling and sustainable thinking. Sponsored by SANYO, ERDF and supported by Project C (NETPark).
SHOCFlood was a new two year project funded through the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee and delivered by OASES. The project worked with eight communities in priority flood risk areas and enabled the schools to lead these communities in reducing flood risk, in partnership with the Environment Agency and Climate North East.
A Living Streets project that sought to help secondary school pupils appreciate the need for sustainable transport. OASES assisted the young people to engage with the initiative and enabled them to encourage walking to school amongst their peers.
OASES delivered tree planting and environmental education activities to schools to encourage the development, use and appreciation of the Woodland Trusts sites.