The Areti Charitable Trust makes grants so that children and young people living in the area covered by Lancaster City Council and who are from challenging social and economic backgrounds may have opportunities to experience and learn more about the natural world as part of an organised activity.

There are two funding rounds a year; deadlines for applications are 30 June and 31 December.  However, the trustees are willing to be flexible, and they will consider suitable applications outside these dates; please contact the Clerk to the Trustees for advice.

Guidelines for applicants and how to apply are here.

Registered Charity Number 1175627.

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Report from Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom has recently published an interesting study into outdoor learning for 9-11 year-olds.  It is clear about the benefits: Pupils and teachers noticed improvements in pupils’ engagement with learning, concentration and behaviour, as well as positive impacts on health and wellbeing and teachers’ job satisfaction. but also acknowledges the … Continue reading Report from Council for Learning Outside the Classroom

West End Primary at Sunderland Point

One of the grants made earlier this year was to Morecambe Bay Partnership for a project teaching local primary school children about the fishing history and ecology of the bay.  Visits to Sunderland Point have already taken place, with further visits planned in September.  Schools involved are West End Primary Morecambe, Ridge Primary Lancaster, Ryelands … Continue reading West End Primary at Sunderland Point

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