Engagement with the natural world has never been more important. Children in secondary school interest in the world around them. Putting nature back into the heart of education, as a core subject, will keep continuity and allow those with a keen interest to develop it further, producing the naturalists and conservationists for the future.
The petition has been closed early because of the General Election, but it gained 10,000 signatures and will get a government response. I will post that when received. Thank you to everyone who helped.