1.5 hours
KS0, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4
3 – 16


Take a walk on the wild side in our 19-acre Moor House estate or the local National Trust forest. Explore habitats and touch nature; listen to the sounds of the forest and look for signs of local wildlife, including otters, owls and deer.

Session overview

After an initial safety briefing, participants will be given an in-depth introduction to the equipment they will be using during the session. Participants will then receive demonstration before moving on to the activity where they will be instructed throughout.

National curriculum

Subject links: Biology, English, Geography, History, PE, Science

English Speaking 1b 1d
English Listening 2a 2c 2e
Science Life Processes 1a 1b 1c
Science Humans & other animals 2a 2b 2e 2f 2g
Science Green Plants 3a 3b 3c
Science Living things & their environment 5a 5b 5c
Science Light and Sound 2a 2b 2c 2d
History Chronological Understanding 1a 1b
Geography Geographical enquiry & skills 1a
Geography Geographical enquiry & skills 2a 2b 2c 2e
Geography Knowledge & understanding of patterns & processes 4b

Learning outcomes

This activity promotes Cooperative working, Effective communication, Managing risk.

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