Education for a Sustainable World - A Home for Monty



This session is adapted to meet the ages and requirements of classes. The session will require the use of teamwork, collaboration, problem solving and creativity. Discussion will draw out contemporary issues such as outdoor learning, the natural world and recycling. There will also be a careers discussion included.  

Key facts

On campus
Off campus
Short session
15 (KS3 & 4) 20 (KS5)
Key Stage
Key Stage 3
Key Stage 4
Key Stage 5
Gatsby benchmarks
3. Addressing the needs of each pupil
7. Encounters with further and higher education
8. Personal guidance

Example programme

12-12.30 Welcome and Overview of Activity

12.30-13.30 Masterclass Mini Lecture/Interactive workshop

Participants will then be introduced to ‘Monty.’ Students will be given a brief and will be asked in small groups to design and construct a home using found recyclable or natural materials.

They will then discuss their construction with the group and think about what skills they have used and which of their curriculum subjects they think they have covered.


Plenary and a chance for an informal chat to ask any questions.

Where possible this activity will take place in our on-site Nature Reserve.

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2023

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021