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Children need nature. Nature needs children. A Wildlife and Nature Reserve school trip can make a fantastic impression on children & young people with their learning & discovery, emotional & physical wellbeing, inspiring them to become environmentally responsible individuals. Studies have defined that outdoor learning can have positive impacts concerning critical thinking, creative questioning and problem solving, allowing students to think about issues important to their lives and the world outside of the classroom. Modern life has brought with it some incredible advances in technology, but has also led to some very rapid changes in ways of living that can have an adverse health impacts. Through a school wildlife & nature reserve visit, pupils can learn about wildlife and nature first hand making the teaching more vivid and interesting and expanding their understanding of the subject at hand. Additionally, nature is a major motivational factor for exercise, with very strong evidence to suggest that being outdoors and attracted to wildlife & nature leads to children, young people & adults increasing their activity levels, enjoyment, relaxation and lowering stress and mental health problems. A school visit to a wildlife and nature reserve can appeal to Early Years Foundation Stage children, Key stages 1 to 4 and university students; from talks to explorations to educational workshops, day visits and residential stays, most of our listed venues can help teachers plan visits that are related to curriculum lessons such as mathematics, science and social studies, with wildlife & nature in mind.

Children need nature. Nature needs children. A Wildlife and Nature Reserve school trip can make a fantastic impression on children & young people with their learning & discovery, emotional & physical wellbeing, inspiring them to become environmentally responsible individuals. Studies have defined that outdoor learning can have positive impacts concerning critical thinking, creative questioning and problem solving, allowing students to think about issues important to their lives and the world outside of the classroom. Modern life has brought with it some incredible advances in technology, but has also led to some very rapid changes in ways of living that can have an adverse health impacts. Through a school wildlife & nature reserve visit, pupils can learn about wildlife and nature first hand making the teaching more vivid and interesting and expanding their understanding of the subject at hand. Additionally, nature is a major motivational factor for exercise, with very strong evidence to suggest that being outdoors and attracted to wildlife & nature leads to children, young people & adults increasing their activity levels, enjoyment, relaxation and lowering stress and mental health problems. A school visit to a wildlife and nature reserve can appeal to Early Years Foundation Stage children, Key stages 1 to 4 and university students; from talks to explorations to educational workshops, day visits and residential stays, most of our listed venues can help teachers plan visits that are related to curriculum lessons such as mathematics, science and social studies, with wildlife & nature in mind.

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Skern Lodge Outdoor Learning and Development North Devon

Skern Lodge is one of the leading providers of outdoor learning and development in the UK. Offering a wide range of educational day trip adventurous outdoor activities and geography fieldwork opportunities from its Centre on the North Devon coast.

Carymoor Environmental Education Centre Somerset

Carymoor Environmental Trust provides inspirational outdoor learning. Our nature reserve has a wide variety of habitats to explore and our unique location next to a working landfill site makes Carymoor the perfect place to bring green issues to life.

RSPB Medmerry and Pagham and Pulborough Brooks Nature Reserves

RSPB Pulborough Brooks, Pagham Harbour and Medmerry Nature Reserves provide educational day trips with a wide variety of curriculum that suits all students, from primary school to A-Level.

The Raptor Foundation

The Raptor Foundation is a Bird of Prey conservation & education centre with 25 years of experience. The centre is open to the public & offers a unique, exciting place to meet & learn more about owls, hawks, eagles, falcons plus Reptile & Meerkat exhibits

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer Activity Centre Wales

Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer offers high quality outdoor and adventurous activities with on site accommodation for up to 70 students and support staff.

Knowsley Safari Park Prescot Merseyside

Knowsley Safari Park offers interactive school trip tours, where students can experience animals from all over the world and learn about their environment and conservation issues, plus why not try the amusements on offer.

West Midland Safari Park School Trip

West Midlands Safari and Leisure Park Bewdley offers curriculum-linked hands-on activities in a purpose-built Safari Academy for schools. The education team has 40 years’ experience of many species of animals welfare and conservation issues.

Kingswood Dukeshouse Wood Residential Northumberland

Set on a beautiful fellside, this 18-acre park offers a wonderful rural environment where young people feel instantly at home, so they are free to enjoy the best of the countryside and all the opportunities available here.

Cogges Manor Farm

Cogges Manor Farm in Witney, Oxfordshire provides 1000 years of History perfect for educational historical learning. The site appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 with a listed manor house dating back to the 13th Century, 17th/18th Century farm buildings.

Kingswood Staffordshire Activity Centre

Purpose-built for school groups, students benefit from first-class study and adventure facilities in an idyllic location overlooking the picturesque beauty of the Wrekin and Clee Hills.

Willows Activity Farm St Albans Hertfordshire

Willows Activity Farm Hertfordshire offers curriculum-linked activities for Early Years Learning to KS1. Pupils will discover farmyard animals, enjoy endless fun activities through demonstrations, interactive shows, tractor rides, adventure play & more!

Kingswood Overstrand Hall Centre Norfolk

Captivating children's imaginations with the notion of living amongst royalty in this grand manor house. The perfect educational setting for a school visit.

St Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital Buckinghamshire

Set in the peaceful grounds of Tiggywinkles the worlds largest wildlife hospital and Europes first teaching hospital we have developed a very popular educational trail with the chance of meeting some of our permanent residents.

Paultons Theme Park Hampshire

Paultons Theme Park Hampshire is home to 70 rides and attractions, and set in over 140 acres of beautiful gardens, Paultons is the ideal venue for an exciting and stimulating school visit. New for 2020, visit Tornado Springs – with 8 thrilling rides and attractions (opens 19th May).

Hatton Adventure World Warwickshire

Originally a Victorian farm, Hatton Adventure World is the result of a farm diversification programme and is also one of the leading leisure attractions in Warwickshire.

Kingswood Peak Venture Centre Yorkshire

On the doorstep of the Peak District, this centre offers a dramatic setting for outdoor adventure and education; set amongst wild heather moorlands and gentle limestone dales.

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