EVENTS FOR SCHOOLS AND HOME-SCHOOL GROUPS

Take a look what’s coming up this year!

Born Free’s educational events are free and perfect for school groups and home-schoolers. Get in touch with any queries or for more details including full curriculum-links and suggested learning objectives  – education@bornfree.org.uk 

 

Thanks to John Dyer who created this amazing artwork during our first Paint A Rainforest webinar. Check out the video (right) and find out more about our collaborative project Last Chance To Paint here.
 

IN CONVERSATION WITH... VIRGINIA MCKENNA OBE AND FILMMAKER ISABELLE GROC

Date & Time: Wednesday 28th April 2–3pm
Curriculum Links: Science, History & Art
Suggested Age: KS2
Venue: Zoom (will be recorded)

Join wildlife filmmaker and photographer Isabelle Groc, in conversation with Born Free Co-Founder and Bafta winning actor Virginia McKenna OBE. Virginia will share about her illustrious film career and how she and her late husband Bill Travers MBE went on to found Born Free with their son Will.

Linked to Born Free’s Youth Wildlife Filmmaker and Photographer of the Year Competition 2021

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PAINT A RAINFOREST PART 2 – WITH ARTIST JOHN DYER

Date & Time: Friday 14th May 1.30–2.15pm
Curriculum Links: Art & Science
Suggested Age: KS2
Venue: Zoom

Join Born Free to meet Cornish artist John Dyer, founder of Last Chance To Paint. In this second instalment, ask John questions about this environmental art project for schools and why it’s crucial to protect the rainforest habitat, before painting along with John.

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THE PLIGHT OF THE PANGOLIN

Date & Time: Wednesday 26th May 1.30–2.15pm
Curriculum Links: Science
Suggested Age: KS2
Venue: Zoom

Join Born Free's Conservation and Rescue & Care team to learn about this fascinating species you’ve never heard of! Learn about the amazing lives of the world’s only scaley mammal, the threats they face and what’s being done to protect them.

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WHERE DID ALL THE ANIMALS GO? WITH ARTIST JANE LEE MCCRACKEN

Date & Time: Wednesday 16th June at 1.30–2.15pm
Curriculum Links: Art & Science
Suggested Age: KS2
Venue: Zoom

Join Born Free to meet artist Jane Lee McCracken and learn about how her art and environmental education project Where Did All The Animals Go? is connecting children to endangered wildlife from around the world.

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BORN FREE’S GREAT DEBATE PANEL DISCUSSION, CHOCOLATE: ARE WE SACRIFICING BIODIVERSITY FOR PLEASURE?

Date & Time: Wednesday 23rd June, 1.30–3pm
Curriculum Links: Science, Geography, Citizenship 
Suggested Age: KS3
Venue: Zoom (will be recorded)

Join Born Free's Great Debate and special guests for a 60 minute panel discussing how our actions have global consequences and how to make more sustainable choices. Followed by short breakout sessions to explore action planning and advice for pupils starting their own campaign, or to find out about the rainforest habitat.

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PAINT A RAINFOREST PART 3 – WITH ARTIST JOHN DYER

Date & Time: Friday 9th July 1.30–2.15pm
Curriculum Links: Art & Science
Suggested Age: KS2
Venue: Zoom

Join Born Free to meet Cornish artist John Dyer, founder of environmental art project, Last Chance To Paint. In this final instalment, ask John questions about his adventures in the rainforest with wildlife and tribal people, before painting along with John.

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Find out more about Born Free regular webinars and exciting events coming up here.

Please see our Child Protection Risk Assessment for online webinars here: 

CHILD PROTECTION RISK ASSESSMENT

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