Call for Schools

Young people can join in the fun by getting involved in The Big Hoot’s Little Hoot!

Sign up to our Learner Programme and you’ll get to create your very own owlet sculpture to turn into your own unique piece of art. We’ll also give you lots of resources for lessons and awareness about the importance of children’s hospices. The Little Hoots will be displayed at the same time as the main trail – in indoor community locations.

Download the Learner Programme brochure

Become part of our Little Hoot

Why join our parliament of owlets for the Little Hoot?

By signing up you’re pledging to:

  • raise a minimum sponsorship of £795 for Chestnut Tree House
  • decorate a small owlet sculpture which will be exhibited in summer 2024

We’ll support you with:

  • Your own Little Hoot sculpture, which will be displayed on the trail alongside The Big Hoots and after the trail, is yours to keep!
  • Bespoke fundraising advice and support
  • A cross-curricular creative learning resource pack with lesson plans and activities
  • Exclusive invites to Big Hoot events

What are the benefits of The Big Hoot’s Little Hoot?

An exciting opportunity to showcase children’s creativity

Brings children closer to their community

Supports local children’s hospice charity

Learning opportunities for all children involved

Encourages families to explore the local area together

Your chance to be part of an amazing and unforgettable community event

Fill in the form to get involved!

Join the fun!

Schools and youth groups already signed up have been visiting the Woodland Walk at Chestnut Tree House, learning about children’s hospice care and why their school’s participation and fundraising for The Big Hoot’s Little Hoot is so important. They also got to meet lots of owls (thank you, Owls About Town!) Scroll through the gallery to see the fun we’ve been getting up to!

Join our growing Little Hoot squad

We’ve already had lots of interest about the Little Hoot Learner Programme – and many groups of children have already been welcomed to Chestnut Tree House to meet owls and learn about hospice care.

  • Chichester Free School – Little Hoot Champion
  • Oakwood Prep School
  • Boxgrove Primary School
  • St Mary’s Primary School
  • West Dean Primary School
  • Great Ballard School
  • Bishop Luffa School
  • St Anthony’s School
  • Chichester High School
  • St Phillip Howard Catholic School
  • Chichester College
  • Chichester Netball Club
  • Girlguiding Sussex West
  • Windlesham School
  • Pumpkin Patch Nursery – Steyning
  • Pumpkin Patch Nursery – Worthing
  • Arundel CofE Primary School
  • Motiv8

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