Ambassador Newsletter

Osprey Ambassadors are school pupils who are the link between the Osprey Project and their school.

Schools should take a look at the Ambassadors page on the Rutland Ospreys website for more information. Click here! 

Ambassadors WOW Warm-up! Sunday March 10th 2019 2-4pm at the Volunteer Training Centre. More news later!

Ambassadors’ “Osprey Club”

This is open to all school Osprey Ambassadors, accompanied by a supervising adult (This can be a parent, teacher or relative). Ambassadors’ Osprey Club is held at the Lyndon nature reserve, Rutland Water on the first Sunday of each month from April to August. Updates and latest news is via our private Osprey Ambassadors’ Facebook group.

Osprey Club Dates for 2019:

Sunday 7th April
Sunday 5th May
Sunday 2nd June
Sunday 7th July
Sunday 4th August

We will have special ‘child-friendly’ binoculars and high quality telescopes for them to use. We will also have the latest news prepared as a PowerPoint presentation which can be loaded onto the Ambassadors’ memory sticks ready for them to take back to their school.

Bye-Bye Osprey Week (BOW)

Ambassadors finish the osprey season at the Volunteer Training Centre to the ‘BOW’ party.
Sunday 2nd September 2019 2-4pm, Volunteer Training Centre.

Osprey Ambassadors’ Facebook Group

Updates and latest news for Ambassadors is via our private Osprey Ambassadors’ Facebook group.
Ambassadors or their parent/guardian can opt in to this useful way of keeping in touch.

“Look… an osprey!”

We can visit your local school

The Education Team can visit local schools to give assemblies, short presentations and we offer a choice of educational activities. All the team are all experienced teachers. More information about school visits is on our website at…

 http://www.ospreys.org.uk/visiting-your-school/

Contact Ken for advice or to make a booking. E-mail ken@rutlandwater.org.uk

 

Free school educational resources…. make lessons more exciting!

It is possible to teach your lessons using osprey based resources! Ideal for World Osprey Week!!!

Schools can simply register and then use our FREE primary and secondary teaching resources including worksheets (with teacher’s notes), lesson plans, fun activities and project ideas that cover a wide range of national curriculum subjects.

Follow this link to download free resources  http://www.ospreys.org.uk/free-school-resources/

 

Visiting Lyndon to see the Ospreys

We get many enquiries to visit Lyndon nature reserve with school groups. The best months to visit are May – July. Please offer us a choice of dates if you wish to visit, giving as much notice as possible.

If you would like to visit the Lyndon nature reserve with an educational group, take a look at what the Rutland Osprey Education Team can offer by clicking here! 

Contact Ken for visit advice or to discuss a school visit booking.

E-mail ken@rutlandwater.org.uk