“…the children thoroughly enjoyed it and I was amazed at how much they ‘soaked up’ in such a short amount of time!”  Gosforth Primary teacher after a two day rivers programme

“The kids were all buzzing- and as a class who often find it difficult to work together, what a super day to build positive working attitudes on…”  Frizington Primary teacher after a tree planting day

“I learned that the river is a lot more than just water, it is amazing and all the things that live there has there own meaning”  pupil from St. Michael’s, Bothel

“I liked it best when we waded in the river”  pupil from Gosforth Primary


West Cumbria Rivers Trust want children to appreciate and experience our fantastic rivers! Our standard rivers programme, involving one day in the classroom and one day on a field trip,  is aimed at upper KS2, and we can also offer a range of opportunities for older and younger children. Our activities are all risk assessed and led by our Education and Outreach Officer who has many years’ experience both in the classroom and delivering environmental education. With thanks to our funders we can offer our sessions for free to schools in Copeland and those within 10 miles of United Utilities’ Keeping Cumbria Flowing pipeline, however we can also deliver to any school within Copeland or Allerdale.

If you are interested in any of our education work, please contact our Education and Outreach Officer Rebecca Neal 

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