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Most education services in this area are provided by Derbyshire County Council but we do provide some education activities for adults and children. Alternatively you can telephone 08456 058 058
Most education services in this area are provided by Derbyshire County Council and many of the links on the Education and Learning area of the website will take you directly to the County Council website. Alternatively, you can contact the County Council by telephoning 08456 058 058  

However, South Derbyshire District Council staff do provide some education activities for adults and children, as follows:

South Derbyshire Environmental Education Project  
- Provides environmental education visits and advice for schools at Rosliston Forestry Centre, other sites in the District, and in school grounds.

Organises events, walks and other activities for adults and families at Rosliston and elsewhere.

A visit to our main web page Environmental Education will provide details of our activities and the programmes for our public walks, events and school activities.

Youth Engagement Through Sport and Sports Development

Waste Development Team  

Can help schools and their Eco-Committees develop recycling projects, eg:

  • Recycling vehicle visits (multi-material and refuse vehicle)
  • Mobile education and exhibition vehicle in conjunction with Derbyshire County Council
  • Visits to recycling and compost plants
  • Recycling plays
  • Cash for Trash (this a money raising scheme for schools dependant on the number of tonnes of paper collected)
  • Textile collection scheme for schools (this a money raising scheme for schools dependant on the number of tonnes of textiles collected)

'Let's Kerb It' Education Pack

Democratic Services Team  


Find out more about how the council functions, and how decisions are made. Opportunities for schools to use the council chamber for debates and stage their own mock election.

Safer South Derbyshire Partnership     

Provides help and advice to schools eg School Safety Day, information on drug and alcohol support services and anti-social behaviour.

Local learning guide

A simple guide to where to learn in South Derbyshire. Do you want to brush up on your maths and English? Would you like to learn new skills to help you get a job or get on at work?

This Local Learning Guide contains details of organisations in South Derbyshire that can help you to do just that. It is available in the related documents section.

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Related documents

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