Northfield Ecocentre has extensive experience working with schools and colleges throughout Birmingham and the West Midlands. We provide a range of services that help students, staff and the whole organisation become more sustainable including our new sustainability workshop for Key Stage 2 pupils – Shaping Our Future.

For more information and to find out how we can help you, contact us or 0121 4480119

Shaping Our Future Workshops

An environmental workshop for Key Stage 2 pupils exploring the social and environmental challenges of the future. Supporting children to understand the issues, think about alternatives and make informed choices. A 2 hour workshop for up to 35 pupils delivered in the classroom or hall.

National Curriculum links: Science Maths, Design & Technology, English, Geography, SMSC & British Values, Eco-Schools & Global Learning. Download the flyer.

Forest School & Arts Awards

EcoKids and EcoTots Forest School sessions are available for primary schools and nurseries and we can take pupils through Arts Awards Discover and Explore levels. These can take place in schools, in after school clubs or at one of our community gardens. READ MORE

For more information or to book a session contact Anne Dasgupta on 0121 448 0119 or email:

Case studies

Little Nippers PlaygroupWe are delighted to have been working with the Little Nippers playgroup in recent years. They asked us to deliver the EcoTots programme over 8 weeks. We started with re-purposing their old sandpit into an exciting bugs’ village with plenty of colourful homes for creepy crawlies and continued with some seed sowing and planting seedlings. Read more