Filter Field Trips

River Study, Journey of a river

A beautiful and challenging four and a half mile walk – I had a class of year 3’s complete it no problem. Following the river from source to the mouth looking at the river’s features caused by erosion and deposition.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £200.00
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Celtic experience

Bring the Celts to life in your own school grounds. The students will design, plan and find the resources to build their own model of a Celtic roundhouse. Using authentic material and techniques they will weave the wattle and daub walls and create a defended water tight dwelling, painted with Celtic designs.

Ability Level(s): KS2
Relevant Subject(s): History
Cost: £750.00
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Animals of the beach

Evidence of marine animals will be hunted on the strandline. The conditions found by the sea will be discussed using role play. Then the rock pools will be investigated looking for shellfish, crabs, sea anemones and shrimps. Each animal’s adaptations will be considered with the children all having the opportunity to hunt and explore.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Crymlyn Bog days

A number of days can be undertaken at Crymlyn National Nature Reserve. They include, An Introduction to Ecology, Undertaking an Investigation or the History of Crymlyn.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Pirate day – navigation

Learn the skills necessary to become a treasure hunter; compass skills, map reading and grid referencing. Follow the compass trail to search for pirate John Lucas’ lost cache of hidden treasure.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Flight Day

Crymlyn Bog NNR is a fantastic place to explore flight. We not only have the amazing array of reedbed birds to listen to and spot but also the pond containing the nymphs of dragonflies, beetles and midges.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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Sand dunes

A perfect location for investigating adaptation in plants and looking at the variety of animals and plants in a habitat. Sand dunes, woodlands and marshes provide an amazing sense of variety, diversity and many excellent examples of adaptations.

Ability Level(s): KS1, KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
Cost: £200.00
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Undertaking an investigation

The students undertake their first investigation from stating a hypothesis and identifying the correct environment to undertake the data collection, to collecting data and analysing the results. The whole investigation is undertaken in one day with details of follow up investigations to take place back at school.

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

Investigation into the inhabitance of the woodland from invertebrates in the soil and leaf litter to bugs on the branches. Use various techniques, tree beating, pitfall traps, sweep netting, collect mini beasts and identify their adaptive features.

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

An in-depth look at the plants found in the bog habitat and how they are adapted to live in these harsh conditions. An interactive activity into how trees work and succession of a pond habitat by plants. Discover the many methods of seed dispersal. Can be combined with an investigation into plant growth.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Science
Cost: £200.00
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