DATE: 13th and 14th June 2023
TIME: 9.30am to 2.30pm
KEY STAGE: Key Stage 2
COST: This event is free of charge.
Showing the children the ferrets used in gamekeeping
Measuring the height of a tree
Counting the growth rings of a tree
Brogdale Fruit Farm showing where bees can hibinate
Managing the Environment
The estate incorporates many traditional and modern features of the countryside and is carefully managed by the Wheler Foundation ensure that it can continue for future generations. In a unique event, your class will for the first time have access to the estate where local farmers and estate staff will talk to children about their work and what they do to manage this wonderful estate for future generations to enjoy. The Trustees of the Wheler Foundation are committed to reconnecting children with the countryside around them and this support means that we can offer this opportunity FREE OF CHARGE, helping your school meet the objectives of the Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto.
The visit will incorporate many themes of core importance in the National Curriculum, particularly Geography & History.
– Comparison with rural locality
– Human influence on the Environment
– The changing face of farming business
– Historical Enquiries
A chance for everyone to enjoy and learn about the countryside, through visiting key sites of interest:
– Woodland & forestry
– Home farm
– Game management
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