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Key stage 3

Motivate your students with an inspiring visit to Wild Place that will challenge their preconceptions, develop teambuilding and communication skills, and engage them with environmental issues.
 
Our hands-on sessions take place in the great outdoors, often near animal exhibits.  We recommend warm clothing and sturdy footwear!

‘Great day out- great mix of fun/physical and knowledge of nature.’ - Oldfield School.

 

Sessions

Wild about Wolves

Learn the truth about wolves, discover why wolves howl and find your ‘pack’ by smell alone.   Through a series of games, your group will find out about wolf adaptation and take part in the predator-prey challenge!
 
  • Know some facts about wolves (adaptations & behaviour)
  • Describe why wolves & other animals became extinct in the UK
  • Suggest how to preserve remaining forests in the UK
Key Stage 3 Science: Biology -  Interactions and interdependencies
Relationships in an ecosystem, Genetics and evolution - Variation, natural selection, changes in the environment, extinction, biodiversity.
Geography:  locational knowledge, place knowledge, human and physical geography.

 


Team Challenge

Take part in a series of teambuilding challenges for your group that will help develop positive relationships, build social and communication skills and grow confidence! Activities subject to change depending on the age group and season.
 
  • Develop teamwork and communication
  • Physical challenges
  • Develop resilience
Physical Education: Take part in outdoor and adventurous activities which present intellectual and physical challenges and be encouraged to work in a team, building on trust and developing skills to solve problems, either individually or as a group.
 
 

How to book

If you are keen to visit with your class, please email us at edubookings@wildplace.org.uk, or call us on 0117 428 5600.

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