Wicked Weather Watch is excited and proud to work with some fantastic partners who support our by providing information, helping to create our resources and promoting our work. Read more about the great organisations we are working with below.
INTERACT (International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic) is part of SCANNET, a circumarctic network of 83 field bases in northern Europe, Russia, US, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, the Faroe Islands and Scotland, as well as stations in northern alpine areas. INTERACT seeks to build capacity for identifying, understanding, predicting and responding to diverse environmental changes throughout the Arctic.
INTERACT supports WWW to access accurate information about the Arctic, and has kindly allowed us to use their materials including photos and videos for use in our education work.
Sustainable Learning connects teachers with free learning resources and expert knowledge to inspire children about sustainability through National Curriculum learning. Sustainable learning is kindly helping to advise and promote WWW’s teaching materials.
Our wonderful facilitators use a wide variety of interactive, fun, and highly memorable mediums to convey messages about climate change. They run sessions at our multi-school events as well as support WWW to work with individual schools.
Emma Espley is a part-time teacher, freelance consultant, Geographical Association Primary Geography Champion and approved Global Learning Programme CPD provider. She has used her creativity to help develop the WWW KS2 Scheme of Work and now facilitates our CPD days and sessions at school events, inspiring other educational professionals and children alike.
Jukebox Collective is Wales’ leading street dance organisation. Their creative learning sessions actively engage students in a subject though dance and movement. Sessions are fun, creative and support the enjoyment of learning as well improving communication and confidence of learners.
Emily Hastings is a LAMDA and ALAM qualified teacher. She uses the fundamentals of drama to support learning across various themes – including climate change – weaving key messages and discussions through her classes, tailored to the age of the class. She injects a great deal of enthusiasm in to all her sessions to ensure children are truly engaged.
Sound Matters use sound to tell a new story about our relationship with the Earth – our only home. Every sound tells a unique story about the world in which we live. By actively listening to the sounds that surround us we can learn a great deal about our environment and how we can respond to our world in a positive way.
Wicked Weather Watch would not exist without the support of our generous funders. We would like to acknowledge the support of the people and Trusts mentioned below, as well as those who have chosen to remain anonymous, and thank them for helping us to inspire the young people we work with.
Wicked Weather Watch has received £19,972 from the Trust towards our Schools Climate Action Programme, working with 15 schools across the Southwest, inspiring pupils and teachers to care about and act on climate change.
The Garfleld Weston Foundation supports a wide range of charities that make a positive difference across a diverse number of themes including education and the environment. The Foundation kindly supports the core work of WWW to enable us to expand our work with schools and teachers. Read more about the work of the Garfield Weston Foundation.
We are thrilled to have been chosen as a grantee of The Fore. A highly innovative organisation, The Fore looks to influence the whole sector as an example of best practice, changing how funding is offered across the sector by providing a water-tight, expert-led, open and low cost application process that allows corporations to funnel their philanthropy to exciting small charities. The Fore identifies the most innovative new ideas and develops them to scale. The Fore will support Wicked Weather Watch over 2 years with the aim to expand our work, develop our business model and move closer to being the ‘go-to’ organisation for primary-level climate change education.
Read more about the work of The Fore.
The Summerfield Charitable Trust provide funding for charitable projects in Gloucestershire. The trust is supporting Wicked Weather Watch to deliver an Arctic themed Gloucestershire based schools event using interactive methods such as dance, drama or cookery to impart serious climate change messages. Events such as these make learning more memorable and meaningful, helping pupils gain an understanding of climate change and what can often be difficult to conceptualise issues.
You can read more about the work of the Trust here http://www.summerfield.org.uk/
The Ernest Cook Trust is one of the UK’s leading outdoor learning charities. The Trust places education at its very heart by offering children and young people a range of outdoor learning opportunities. The ECT supported Wicked Weather Watch to develop our interactive KS2 Curriculum materials during which schools have the opportunity to hear directly from an Arctic Explorer! Read more about the Trust’s work here.