Sustainability needs to be at the heart of the primary curriculum

A good-news story to end the week: efforts to reintroduce beavers (hunted to extinction hundreds of years ago) and the benefits they bring — reducing the risk of flooding and promoting biodiversity.

The MAC learning domains — especially those in the Living Sustainably life area — emphasise learning about the importance of animals to human life, about the threats animals face, and about how we can live sustainably in the future.

How well is this covered in the National Curriculum?

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