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

Brilliant Bird Adaptions

Key question: What are the differences between birds and me?

Session length: 30 mins

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: Which minibeasts live in this habitat?

Session length: 30 mins

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Pond Explorers

Key question: What lives in a pond?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wetland Wonders

Key question: How can we use our senses to explore wetland wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wild at Christmas

Key question: How does wildlife survive the festive season?

Session length: 30 mins

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Curriculum links

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 1

Brilliant Bird Adaptions

Key question: What are the differences between birds and me?

Session length: 30 mins

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Investigating Mammals

Key question: Which mammals live in a wetland?

Session length: 30 mins

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: Which minibeasts live in this habitat?

Session length: 30 mins

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Plant Detectives

Key question: Which plants live in wetlands?

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: 30 mins

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Pond Explorers

Key question: What lives in a pond?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wetland Wonders

Key question: How can we use our senses to explore wetland wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wild at Christmas

Key question: How does wildlife survive the festive season?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wellies and Wellbeing

Key question: How does this environment make us feel?

Session length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

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Curriculum links

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 2

Wellies and Wellbeing

Key question: How does this environment make us feel?

Session length: 45 minutes to 1 hour

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Brilliant Bird Adaptions

Key question: How are wetland birds adapted to their habitat?

Session length: 30 mins

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Climate 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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Investigating Mammals

Key question: What are mammals and how are they adapted to their habitat?

Session length: 30 mins

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Minibeast Safari

Key question: How are invertebrates adapted to their habitat?

Session length: 30 mins

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Plant Detectives

Key question: How are wetland plants adapted to their habitat?

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: 30 mins

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Pond Explorers

Key question: Various available (see session description)

Session length: 30 mins

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Ready for take off

Key question: How are birds adapted for flight?

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 or 1 hour

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Wetland conservation in action

Key question: How do we protect wetlands and their wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Wetland Wonders

Key question: How can we use our senses to explore wetland wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Curriculum links

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Learning sessions for Key Stage 3

Bird Adaptions

Key question: How are wetland birds adapted to their habitat? 

Session length: 1 to 2 hours

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Climate 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 are invertebrates adapted to their habitat?

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: 1 hour

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Ready for take off

Key question: How have birds evolved to be able to fly?

Session length: 1 to 2 hours

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The water cycle, wetlands and me

Key question: How do human and physical processes interact to influence the water cycle?

Session length: 1 hour

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Wetland conservation in action

Key question: How do we protect wetlands and their wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Curriculum links

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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.

The water cycle, wetlands and me

Key question: How do human and physical processes interact to influence the water cycle?

Session length: 1 hour

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Wetland conservation in action

Key question: How do we protect wetlands and their wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Curriculum links

View the full range of curriculum links for the available sessions.

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.

Wetland conservation in action

Key question: How do we protect wetlands and their wildlife?

Session length: 30 mins

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Learning sessions for SEN

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