BART know that engaging young people with rivers is the key to inspiring the next generation of conservationists. To do this we work with secondary schools to develop educational activities, from running practical river dipping sessions to bringing the river to the classroom, with various curriculum related activities. For example, following the recent addition of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to the curriculum, we worked with The Rivers Trust in association with the Royal Geographic Society to develop a suite of river related GIS resources, student worksheets and teachers notes to help teachers.

We are a small team with big ambitions and although we cannot reach every school in the Bristol Avon catchment, please do get in touch to see if we are working in your area or ask to be added to our list for future opportunities.

GIS Resources