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Our resources aim to support curriculum subjects and to extend learning around visits to the North York Moors.

Learning about National Parks

Welcome to the North York Moors (pdf). A short slide presentation which explains why the National Park is such a special place, with accompanying notes for teachers (pdf).

Science

What to Wear (pdf). A set of worksheets themed around how animals are adapted to hot and cold environments, and linked to what people should to wear for outdoor activities.

English

Creative writing - stories (pdf 15MB). Resources, ideas and photographs to help children write a story inspired by a visit to the North York Moors or any natural environment. 

Prize winning stories written by local children to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the National Park. 

Creative writing - poetry (pdf). Resources to support poetry writing following a visit to the National Park or any natural environment.  

A Bit of Bother with a Boggle (pdf). An illustrated story about the seashore. Jack and Rosie are staying in a holiday cottage by the sea where strange things keep happening!

Ideas for using the story above (pdf). Resources to support English teaching.

Geography

Coastal Topics (pdf). Ideas for coastal topics based around Robin Hood's Bay. 

River Investigation  Maps, photographs, secondary data and background information to extend learning around our river study activity. 

Farming in the North York Moors (pdf). Ideas to support topics on farming. Includes landscape quality assessment activity. 

History

Pre-visit (pdf) and post-visit (pdf). Resources and activities linked to the ironstone mining and industrial heritage of the National Park.

Cross-curricular resources

Moorland resource pack (pdf). Information and resources to support cross-curricular learning about a moorland environment, with accompanying photo pack (pdf).

White Horse Walk resource pack (pdf). Information and resources to extend learning before and after this spectacular walk.