Online resources

Here are some of the many resources that you may find useful.

Geography KS2

Essential elements of the Geography KS2 Broads Curriculum

Broads rivers – introduction

The water cycle

Threats to Broads rivers

Climate change and flooding

Managing the Broads for people and wildlife

Peat essentials

What's it like to live in the Broads National Park?

Other resources related to the National Curriculum

Love your Local Landscape is a project designed to help children at KS1-2 to begin to understand and appreciate their local landscape.

The Geldeston Lock project, aimed at KS2, is the story of the Broads in miniature, told through the history of one small village.

For Peat's Sake is a project to enable GCSE and A-level students to understand the very origins of the Broads.

Looking after the Broads

The Broads Authority is the body responsible for managing and looking after the Broads National Park.

Landscapes and history

Water, Mills & Marshes is the the Landscape Partnership Scheme for the Broads, comprising 38 different projects across a variety of different areas.

Watch the video to go back in time to more than 2000 years ago and see the Broads landscape changing.

To help bring the landscapes of the Broads alive, we have commissioned a series of five short videos that  provide a fantastic introduction to the unique characteristics of this special landscape.

There are videos on an Introduction to the Broads, Open Water, Fen, Drained Marshes and Settlements.

You can view the first one below and visit our YouTube playlist to watch the other videos.

Conservation

CANAPE is an INTERREG-funded project dedicated to 'Creating a New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems' at Hickling Broad.

Farming

The Broads Authority and Norfolk Rivers Trust co-host the Broadland Catchment Partnership to help coordinate water and land management in the Broadland Catchment.

Tourism

Visit the Broads is the official tourism website for the Broads National Park and features information on the Broads, things to do, events that are going on and places to stay.

The Broads in current fiction for young readers

Timecruiser by Chris Crowther

Floodland by Marcus Sedgwick