EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

You are in the right place to learn lots more about the countryside with our wide range of free to use educational resources.

Check out our latest offerings from ourselves and chosen partners.

Conservation Fact File 9 - Grey Partridge

Conservation Fact File 9 - Grey Partridge

Learn more about the Grey Partridge, an endangered species, and what help we can give them. This video is accompanied by classroom worksheets.

Conservation Fact File 8 - European Hedgehog

Conservation Fact File 8 - European Hedgehog

Learn why the European Hedgehog is endangered and how we can help them. This video is accompanied by classroom worksheets.

Conservation Fact File 7 - Wild Your Garden

Conservation Fact File 7 - Wild Your Garden

We can all help our dwindling wildlife by using our gardens to attract more species. This video is accompanied by classroom worksheets

Conservation Fact File 6 - Goggle-Eyed Wader

Conservation Fact File 6 - Goggle-Eyed Wader

Learn more about the Stone Curlew - an Amber listed species. This video is accompanied by classroom worksheets for children

Conservation Fact File 5 - Predator and Pest Control

Conservation Fact File 5 - Predator and Pest Control

Another video in the Conservation Fact file series. This time we cover predation control, who are the predators and their prey and how we control them.

Conservation Fact File 4 - Habitats Woodland

Conservation Fact File 4 - Habitats Woodland

A short YouTube video that introduces the role of game & conservation managers in conserving the balance and biodiversity in the Woodland habitat.

Conservation Fact File  3 - Habitats Upland

Conservation Fact File 3 - Habitats Upland

A short YouTube video that introduces the role of game & conservation managers in conserving the balance and biodiversity in the Upland habitat.

Conservation Fact File  2 - Habitats Farmland

Conservation Fact File 2 - Habitats Farmland

A short YouTube video that introduces the role of game & conservation managers in conserving the balance and biodiversity in the Farmland habitat.

Conservation Fact File 1 - Gamekeepers

Conservation Fact File 1 - Gamekeepers

The first video in a series discussing who game and conservation managers (gamekeepers) are, what they do and where they do it.

Maths on the Moor

Maths on the Moor

Use maths and statistics to test a real world hypothesis

Deer Management

Deer Management

Learn more about the six deer species found in the UK, their lifecycle, including predators, the problems associated with their population increase and the effect they have on the habitats they inhabit

Grey Partridge

Grey Partridge

The grey partridge is a Biodiversity Action Plan species lead by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust. This resource contains a wealth of information about this species, including the history of its decline and all of the factors involved including habitat, gamekeeping and the use of herbicides and insecticides.

Action Countryside

Action Countryside

Action Countryside presents articles and papers that directly discuss issues impacting our countryside now

Conserving the Black Grouse

Conserving the Black Grouse

For older students the GWCT have produced this guide to recovery projects for the declining numbers of Black Grouse.

The Gamekeeper's Role in Sustainable Countryside Management

The Gamekeeper's Role in Sustainable Countryside Management

This resource shows how game and conservation managers maintain the balance and shape the countryside we live in. It is designed as a complete teaching pack for use with children in the 9-13 age range.

Woodcock Watch

Woodcock Watch

Inspire your students and school watching the migration of the Woodcock across Europe!

Fisheries Research Report

Fisheries Research Report

This report provides data on the survival rates and migratory patterns of salmon and trout on the river Frome.

Heather Moorland Management

Heather Moorland Management

Heather moorlands are not only beautiful, but ecologically important habitats that have been managed for hundreds of years by gamekeepers. Find out how and why in this series.

The Keeper

The Keeper

In this award winning 17-minute video, Adam - who is lost on the moors after becoming separated from his school party - meets Fred, the gamekeeper. On the way back to the minibus Fred teaches Adam about the moorland

Waders on the Fringe

Waders on the Fringe

If we are to restore some of today's vulnerable and declining birds we need to understand how 19th century gamekeeping and predator control for gamebirds affected other wildlife.