To record the amazing seabird breeding season on Burhou, the Alderney Wildlife Trust and South East Education Group are using state of the art technology to enable pupils in schools to follow the story of these birds in their classrooms and at home.
This website provides schools with daily updates, live streamed videos and a range of other excellent features to keeps schools and students informed on developments on the island of Burhou during Puffin season (Spring/Summer). Please view the School Zone introduction video below.
Give the gift of LIVE!
Could you help your local primary school benefit from LIVE?
"Having seen first-hand how school children and their teachers came alive when linking to the LIVE project and its webcams, I decided to approach my grandchildren’s school and offer to sponsor them to join the project. They were delighted and now I can follow the puffins on Burhou in person on the public page, all the while knowing my grandkids are speaking to the staff on Alderney and learning so much more about what’s going on.’ Jane Aireton
To sponsor a school's LIVE membership, simply complete the form below with your contact information, and the school you'd like to sponsor. Please remember to tick the "I am sponsoring this school's membership" box. We will then contact you to arrange payment (£99), and organise membership with the school. We do request that you ask permission from the school before you submit a sponsorship application.
Teaching & Learning Resources
Included in our project is access to range of excellent Teaching & Learning resources and downloads from the website, available to teachers and students. Schools can opt to follow the 11 week project plan or select activities from the project menu. Designed for use with Key Stage 1 and 2 pupils these include:
- Science activities linked to popular topics including adaptation, life cycles, food chains, habitats, caring for young and conservation
- Daily and weekly Mathematical data providing pupils with information about puffin numbers, frequency, location, climate and daily weather reports
- Literacy activities including opportunities to work with our project author
- Geography & History information about the relief, climate and history of Alderney
- Plus Art/Design and ICT activities for pupils of all ages
LIVE: Teaching Through Nature 2016 - Open to all schools - Just £99+VAT
Many thanks to all of the fantastic schools who took part in LIVE 2015! It was a great success and a highly enjoyable experience for all.
LIVE: Teaching Through Nature 2016 will cost just £99+VAT for your whole school to take part. If you would like to register to take part in the LIVE 2016 education project, please complete and submit the form below. Alternatively, you can download and complete the booking form and email it to email@example.com, or post back to the address enclosed on the form.