"Isis Education Centre" blog posts:
- 23 December 2014
A year in the Royal Parks
This year, with the help of our wonderful supporters, we've achieved some amazing things in London’s eight Royal Parks and we wanted to share some of them with you.
- 24 July 2014
More than just a (work) experience!
Jess needed no excuse to relive the childhood fun of pond dipping but also found her week valuable in terms of gaining experience in ecology and teaching too.
- 15 July 2014
Last week, Laura, Christophe, and Christine got out of the office and put their overalls on to help the Isis Education Centre sparkle!
- 30 June 2014
Water Lilies and Wine
On one of the longest days of the year, you joined us for a guided walk around Hyde Park, a complimentary glass of wine resting on a designer deckchair and a pond-dip at Isis Education Centre.
- 20 June 2014
'Ahoy there' Empty Classroom Day!
Pirates in a Park + maths, geography, art, history and science = a truly exciting day out for some local Year 6 pupils!
- 11 April 2014
Hyde and seek....
Nestled in the middle of Hyde Park, magic is happening! Look hard enough and you will find the Isis Education Centre at the LookOut - the home of the Royal Parks Foundation which is where I have the pleasure of working.
- 25 September 2013
Open House Weekend!
Lots of smiles as hundreds of you came to uncover the secrets of the structure of the Isis Education Centre at The LookOut in Hyde Park last weekend.
- 28 August 2013
It's all in the detail...
One of our volunteers, Stoyanka, talks about her training day at the Isis Educational Centre and why she generously gives up her time to help us out...
- 8 August 2013
All things watery in Hyde Park...
The roar of an underground river, the Serpentine Lake, the hidden reservoir under the Isis Education Centre - the fun flowed as children discovered all about the wonders of water in Hyde Park.
- 5 July 2013
We love Empty Classroom Day!
Doing a minibeast safari. Uncovering the creatures that lurk in a pond. Searching a meadow for nature's treasures. Yes it sounds like fun, and yes it was... And all in the name of science!
- 22 March 2013
Hundreds of school children + a healthy dose of enthusiasm + thousands of bluebells = a new wildflower meadow!
To mark the start of spring and the launch of our new programme ‘Green Fingers in the Park’, this week 400 local school children donned wheelbarrows, picked up their tools and got their hands dirty to plant thousands of new native bluebells in Hyde Park.
- 27 September 2012
Isis Education Centre goes 'Open House' for a weekend
Volunteer Brigid blogs about the weekend we opened up our doors to the curious and adventurous to celebrate London's architecture, as part of Open House London.
- 5 March 2012
Mud, sweat but no tears at Bushy Park!
We don't mind getting our hands dirty. In fact, we love it! For the last few years, we've joined the ecology team at the beautiful Bushy Park twice to pull out reeds to clear the Brewhouse water channels to help create a healthy habitat for wildlife.
- 4 February 2012
Getting Headspace for the first time at The LookOut, Hyde Park
On Saturday 4 February, hundreds came to experience meditation in the Parks with Andy Puddicombe of Headspace. We all enjoyed this unique space and went home feeling a bit lighter and peaceful for it.
- 16 September 2011
Discovering and uncovering the new Isis Education Centre
Today, Katy blogs about the discovery day at the new Isis Education Centre at The Look Out, Hyde Park