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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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Adaptations of freshwater invertebrates

The physical condition in a river and pond can be measured such as velocity and temperature. Then the animals found within the water can be examined and their adaptations linked to the measurements made. Biotic data, such as Biotic index for pollution levels can also be collected.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Heathland habitat

Ryers down is a wonderful heathland, which provides great opportunities for investigating the plants and animals which live there. There is also a pond which is full of dragonfly nymphs and diving beetles. Investigate the creatures in the pond, woodland or heathland all within walking distance.

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

A great walk, looking at conservation and nature studies along the way. With group challenges, clues and maps leading to buried treasure. Follow the map and clues to take a walk through the Oxwich sand dunes. Complete an incident hike and work as a team to find your gold!

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science, Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Butterfly and grasshopper

Walk in one of the most beautiful corners of Gower. On a sunny day, linger to catch butterflies and grasshoppers, make cuttlefish boats and race them in Nicholaston Pill. Search for caterpillars and other bugs with sweep nets. On a cooler day, more games would be played and climbing the great dune of Oxwich Burrows would soon warm us all.

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

Ideal for an end of term outing, educational, fun and challenging. Learn how to name the clouds and predict the weather. Make your own weather station – anemometers, sun dials, thermometers. Fly home made kites and water rockets. A real fun day with lots to do.

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

This unique field trip looks at the way Ryer’s Down has been utilised through the last five thousand years. A truly innovative day includes the reconstruction of a full sized medieval longhouse so that the students can picture what the site looked like eight hundred years ago.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, History
Cost: £200.00
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End of term trip

A number of ready made activties for any year group to take part in a number of loctions on Gower. Orienteering,team building games, Knight adventure, fossil hunting, environmental art and crafts, nature awareness walks, exploring churches.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £200.00
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Ecology Field day

A number of habitats are visited, bog, woodland, reedbed and pond. The plants and animals found within each are studied and their adaptations to life in each habitat explored, also an introduction to food chains and food webs, adaptation, competition and predation is included.

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

Nature Days provides weekly Forest School sessions for Knelston Primary School children within the school’s grounds. This service is available to other local schools in their own grounds or by visiting a local woodland on Gower.

Ability Level(s): KS1
Relevant Subject(s):
Cost: £200.00
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