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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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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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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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Coastal erosion day

Students will explore the harsh conditions found on an exposed rocky shore and role play how animals cope with them. Discover the erosional landscape features of a coastal environment and how they are created.

Ability Level(s): KS2, KS3
Relevant Subject(s): Geography, Science
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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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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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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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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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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Climate change day

Looking at ancient limestone platforms and analysing past sea level changes. Surveying areas at risk from sea level change. Looking at biodiversity changes over time. Measuring lichen with distance from a point source of air pollution. Analysis of the affect of sea level change on coastal communities. Microclimate survey.

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