Category Archives: Education

Moving on

The Ponds Project has now come to an end, with the exception of the restoration of some of the work compounds. We won’t be updating this blog anymore, but you can keep up to date with activities on the Heath … Continue reading

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It’s competition time

After the success of our writing competition for young people last year, we’ve decided to run a series of three competitions (art, science and writing) related to the Ponds Project. Our writing and science competitions are for secondary schools students … Continue reading

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Fund raising for local school

BAM Nuttall recently presented the Eleanor Palmer School with a cheque for £1,200 to go towards solar panels for the school. The money was raised by the BAM Nuttall Ponds Project team taking part in a charity cycle. They set … Continue reading

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Young dam builders

During British Science week in mid-March, the Ponds Project Education Team descend upon Hendon School to run engineering workshops for year 7 pupils. BAM Nuttall engineers designed and resourced an exciting and hands on challenge for the secondary school students. They … Continue reading

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Ponds Project writing competion

The Ford Cortina which appeared as the Model Boating Pond was drained, inspired the Education Team to launch a writing competition for young people at the end of last year. The competition was tough with many excellent submissions across both … Continue reading

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Ford Cortina makes an exit

At 3pm yesterday, the Ford Cortina Mk 3 was lifted out of the Model Boating Pond. Remarkably, it stayed in one piece and has now been placed in the compound next to the pond. We are running a creative writing … Continue reading

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Ponds Project Writing Competition for Young People

In the Boating Pond on Hampstead Heath, Not above the surface but beneath, Was found a car from days gone by, There it was left, we know not why. Sitting below where small ships sail, Its past could make a … Continue reading

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Free teachers event – Ponds Project Education Programme – Thurs 1 October 2015

Teacher event Thursday, 1 October 2015 3:30pm to 5:30pm At the Education Centre, Parliament Hill (by the Lido) We’re inviting secondary teachers to drop in after school for some wine, nibbles, activities and education chat. Come and find out about … Continue reading

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The Past and the Ponds – 4 October 2015

On Saturday, 4 October, we will be leading a walk- aimed at families which will delve in to the history of Hampstead Heath and explore the role played by archaeologists in the Hampstead Heath Ponds Project. This is a re-run … Continue reading

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Watching water

As the summer holiday draws to a close,  Susie Glover, the Ponds Project education officer has written this update on one of the free sessions we are offering: Watch Watch is one of the sessions we offer as part of … Continue reading

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