Learning sessions

Bring your curriculum to life and improve learner wellbeing through our hands-on learning sessions.

Designed to promote learning through exploration and discovery, our curriculum-linked learning sessions make the most of the fantastic wildlife and outdoor environments at our centres and are suitable for a range of ages and abilities.

Our wellbeing sessions use mindfulness, storytelling and sensory approaches to improve children’s wellbeing whilst inspiring a love of nature.

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Learning sessions for Early Years

Amazing Migration

Key question: How and why do birds migrate?

Session length: 2 hours

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Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

Key question: How do birds find and eat different foods?

Session length: 30 mins

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: Which minibeasts live in this habitat?

Session length: 1 hour

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Nests, eggs and baby birds

Key question: What do eggs and young birds need to survive?

Session length: 30 mins

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Plastic Planet

Key question: Which everyday objects are made from plastic and why is this a problem?

Session length: 1 hour

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Pond Explorers

Key question: What lives in a pond?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wonderful Water

Key question: Why is water so important?

Session length: 30 mins

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 1

Amazing Migration

Key question: How and why do birds migrate?

Session length: 2 hours

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Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

Key question: How do birds find and eat different foods?

Session length: 30 mins

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: Which minibeasts live in this habitat?

Session length: 1 hour

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Nests, eggs and baby birds

Key question: What do eggs and young birds need to survive?

Session length: 30 mins

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Plastic Planet

Key question: Which everyday objects are made from plastic and why is this a problem? 

Session length: 1 hour

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Pond Explorers

Key question: What lives in a pond?

Session length: 30 mins

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The water cycle, wetlands and me

Key question: What role do we play in the water cycle?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wonderful Water

Key question: Why is water so important?

Session length: 30 mins

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 2

Amazing Migration

Key question: How and why do birds migrate?

Session length: 2 hours

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Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

Key question: How are birds adapted to find and eat different foods?

Session length: 30 mins

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Climate Change Champions

Key question: How are wetlands affected by climate change & how do they help lessen the impact?

Session length: 1 hour

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: How are invertebrates adapted to their habitat?

Session length: 1 hour

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Nests, eggs and baby birds

Key question: What do eggs and young birds need to survive?

Session length: 30 mins

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Plastic Planet

Key question: How does plastic pollution affect wetlands and what can we do about it?

Session length: 1 hour

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Pond Explorers

Key question: Various available (see session description)

Session length: 1 hour

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Wellies and Wellbeing

Key question: Can you connect with nature in a different and more immersive way?

Session length: 1.5 to 2hrs

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Wetlands, the water cycle and me

Key question: What role do we play in the water cycle?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wonderful Water

Key question: Why is water so important?

Session length: 30 mins

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 3

Amazing Migration

Key question: How and why do birds migrate?

Session length: 2 hours

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Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

Key question: How have birds evolved to find and eat different foods?

Session length: 30 mins

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Climate Change Champions

Key question: How are wetlands affected by climate change & how do they help lessen the impact?

Session length: 1 hour

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Invertebrate Safari

Key question: How have invertebrates evolved to survive in these habitats and how are they dependent on each other and their environment?

Session length: 1 hour

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Plastic Planet

Key question: How does plastic pollution affect organisms and the environment and what can we do to help?

Session length: 1 hour

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Pond Explorers

Key question: How are organisms interdependent within a pond ecosystem?

Session length: 90 mins

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 4

We recognise that at KS4 and above there are a number of different syllabuses followed. Therefore, we can tailor a programme to meet your individual requirements. Please contact us to find out more.

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Learning sessions for Further / Higher education

We recognise that at KS4 and above there are a number of different syllabuses followed. Therefore, we can tailor a programme to meet your individual requirements. Please contact us to find out more.

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Learning sessions for SEN

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