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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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Sand dune zonation and the process of succession

Learn about the formation of the sand dunes, the history of the site and its geology. Look at the adaptations of the plants. Use techniques such as, quadrats, dune topographical survey, soil and analysis, to investigate zonation and the changing conditions along a sand dune succession. Also look at the management of the site and its effect on the succession and creation of a plagioclimax.

Ability Level(s): GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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A-Level coursework days

We can advise over the phone or go out on reconnoitre trips with staff, to help with site choice, species identification and management details.

Ability Level(s): Alevel
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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New A level specification field days

We have developed field days that support the new A Level Geography specifications for a number of exam boards including WJEC, AQA, Cambridge International or ‘CIE’,OCR and A level Environmental Studies. These days are designed to cover the fieldwork requisites of the new spec such as sampling techniques and data collection and will be based around the available specimen papers for the exam boards.

Ability Level(s):
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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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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Settlement

CBD study – Defining a settlement.
Land use survey – cross section through an urban area.
CBD study and comparison with out of town retail locations.
Urban fringe and rural area study. Urban regeneration.
Village study – Changing villages survey. Exclusion and rebranding. Inequality and Clone towns.

Ability Level(s):
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Sustainability

Microclimate survey to investigate the impact on the climate that man made features have. Investigate mobile phone reception and abiotic data collection to analysis the environment and suggest sites for renewable energy production.

Ability Level(s): KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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Threatened environments

Port Eynon is a very popular Gower seaside village which has been created by years of tourists and visitors. The field trip will involve analysing the plants on the sand dunes and where they have come from. Should they be their or are they threatening the natural plant diversity.

Ability Level(s): KS2
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
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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Sustainabile energy

This field trip involves the students undertaking data collection which provides the background details for a debate on alternative energy generation and its impact on the environment.

Ability Level(s): KS3, GCSE
Relevant Subject(s): Geography
Cost: £200.00
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