Learning sessions

Bring your curriculum to life through our hands-on learning sessions.

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

Our learning team have extensive experience of working with SEND groups and we are able to adapt sessions to meet the needs of these groups.

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Available learning sessions for Early Years

Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

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

Session length: 45 mins to 1 hour

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Brilliant Bird Adaptions

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Christmas with a twist

Key question: What does duck do?

Session length: 1 hour

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Pond Explorers

Key question: What lives in a pond?

Session length: 45 mins

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Wetland Wonders

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Available learning sessions for Key Stage 1

Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

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

Session length: 45 mins to 1 hour

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Brilliant Bird Adaptions

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Christmas with a twist

Key question: What does duck do?

Session length: 1 hour

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Local hero: Sir Peter Scott

Key question: Why is Sir Peter Scott such an important person locally and globally?

Session length: 1 hour

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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: 45 mins

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The Migration Challenge

Key question: Why do birds migrate to Slimbridge?

Session length: 1 hour

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Wetland Wonders

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Available learning sessions for Key Stage 2

The Migration Challenge

Key question: What challenges do migratory birds face and what can we do to help them?

Session length: 1 hour

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Birds, beaks and feeding techniques

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Brilliant Bird Adaptions

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Local hero: Sir Peter Scott

Key question: Why is Sir Peter Scott such an important person locally and globally?

Session length: 1 hour

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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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The water cycle, wetlands and me

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Wetland Wonders

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

Session length: 1 hour

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Available learning sessions for Key Stage 3

Bird Adaptions

Key question: How are wetland birds 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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The Migration Challenge

Key question: What challenges do migratory birds face and what can we do to help them?

Session length: 1 hour

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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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Available 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.

Field Studies: Environmental change in freshwater ecosystems

Key question: Which factors affect the health of freshwater ecosystems?

Session length: 1 hour

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Field Studies: Migration

Key question: How can we support migratory birds through monitoring and habitat management?

Session length: 1 hour

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Field Studies: Plants

Key question: Which factors affect plant distribution?

Session length: 1 hour

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Available 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.

Field Studies: Freshwater Ecology

Key question: Which factors affect the biodiversity of freshwater ecosystems?

Session length: 1 hour

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Field Studies: Migration

Key question: How can we support migratory birds through monitoring and habitat management?

Session length: 1 hour

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Field Studies: Monitoring birds

Key question: How and why do we monitor birds?

Session length: 1 hour

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Available learning sessions for SEN

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Get in touch

Speak to one of our learning team today at WWT Slimbridge to book your visit or find out further details.