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Humanities field trip

 

 

 

 

 

All days are bespoke for each school which will build on previous learning and skills.

Humanities days can take place in a range of locations around Gower.

An example of activities available are outlined below.

Themed field days:

Themes: Our World, Sustainability, weather and seasons, coastal landscapes and processes, Navigation, pirates.

Location: Beach, sand dunes.

Outline of themes:

Exploring our coastline and seeing how waste and climate change is affecting the coastal environment.

Activities:

  • Scavenger hunt to look for man-made and natural materials on the strand line.

Depending on the age group the materials will be sorted using criteria to support sorting, maths such as Venn diagrams and Carroll diagrams, dichotomous keys.

Cross curricular links: Use the materials to generate stories, create art, design and make structures, investigate sustainability.

Exploring the local landscape: field sketching, undertaking enquiry and data collection, creating models of landforms, map skills, weather and microclimate study, habitats including plant and animal investigations,

Themes: Our world, water, rivers, adaptation, navigation.

Location: River

Outline of themes:

Walking the length of a river from source to mouth investigating river features, processes and undertaking enquiry and practical data collection.

Activities:

  • Measure characteristics of the river, data collection.

Depending on the age group the data can be linked to pupil generated enquiry questions and methods designed by the pupils.

Exploring the river environment: River dipping for animals, data collecting, identification, adaptation, measuring physical attributes of the river environment, e.g temperature, current, clarity, chemical composition, energy. Field sketching, map skills.

Cross curricular links: Poetry and art inspired by the river environment, data analysis, adaptation of animals,  sustainability,

Activities:

  • Navigation.

Learn how to use compasses and read maps to follow a trail.

 

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £215
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INSET creating an outdoor learning curriculum.

I will demonstrate how the new National Curriculum’s Four purposes and AOLEs can be achieved through the use of outdoor learning and using the outdoor environment. But how do you translate that into classroom learning? I can provide INSET training to help integrate the outdoors into your school’s curriculum through meaningful experiences.

Ability Level(s): Inset
Relevant Subject(s): Biology, Geography, History, Science
Cost: £450.00
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School holidays – revision classes

Is you child stuck with their Geography or biology coursework? we are in the process or arranging our summer-school days for the summer holidays and Easter holidays to give children the opportunity to revise or undertake data collection for GCSE and A-level coursework in the Gower outdoors.

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £150.00
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NEA Geography

Oxwich NNR fieldwork

Individual investigation planning and data collection opportunities in a range of environs on Gower. Students will spend a day being introduced to the location and taught a range of data collection skills and techniques sited to the location.

Ability Level(s): GCSE, Alevel
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Numeracy Day

Using the range of habitats in the Gower we can investigate a range of numeracy reasoning skills integrated into a number of activities.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Literacy day

Field days will be designed around your class’s specific LNF and curriculum requirements. Foundation phase days will follow books as a basis for inspiration in speaking, listening, collaboration and discussion skills. For e.g. Tiddler for looking at retelling a story.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £200.00
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Cornerstones Curriculum – Summer Camp

This project has a forest skills and geography focus and teaches children about aspects of the local and regional landscape and the use of this land and other geographical features for leisure.

Ability Level(s): KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £0.00
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Swansea docks and marina heritage trail

Swansea marina has a wealth of history from its use in the 1700s as a seaside resort then it’s transformation into the busiest docks in the 1800s. The field trip will follow a route around the old docks in search of the original buildings and relics of the past industrial life of the area.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, History
Cost: £200.00
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