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360° of sky and sea

It’s a great tradition to march a group of students half way along Hurst Spit, come rain or shine. The experience of the wind in your face and trudging through shingle is a memorable one. So much so that the concept of a “depositional feature” or “longshore drift” will hopefully wedge in between those physical memories somewhere. I took the photo above on one such windy day, and if it seems odd, it’s because I used a THETA 360° camera to capture left, right, up, down and behind me. Continue reading 360° of sky and sea

“Science in the Park” at Paultons Park

Paultons-Park-school-science-dayOn Friday, 11th March 2016, Paultons Park hosted “Science in the Park”. This special event as part of British Science Week celebrated all things science; with over 420 students and teachers attending a series of free workshops as part of their school visit to the Park.

We were delighted to welcome a group of bloggers from Wellow School in Hampshire. Here is their account…

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Getting Ready for a New Season at Paultons Park

professor blast paultonsThe 2016 season is nearly upon the Paultons Park Education Team and there is more than ever to look forward to this year when booking a school trip!

From unique learning days to reward trips, Paultons Park offers a great day out for school visits to the New Forest.

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Out Of Egypt and into the New Forest

Out of Egypt is an interactive, curriculum linked exhibition coming to St Barbe Museum from 16 January to 27 February 2016. If you are teaching Egyptians this term, this is not to be missed.

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Sharing Shorelines and Arts Award Discover

St Barbe Museum and Art Gallery are keen to talk to teachers interested in running Arts Award Discover in a Day. Take a look at the work pupils from Pennington Junior School created recently within the Shorelines exhibition. To talk about Arts Award or to bring a group to the museum email learning@stbarbe-museum.org.uk

Sharing Shorelines

Pennington Junior School have taken part in Arts Award Discover at the Shorelines exhibition and created wonderful new pieces of work.

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Paultons Park FREE Teacher Weekend – 6th/7th September

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With the summer holidays coming to an end, school staff are gearing up for the new year ahead. Paultons Park, home of ‘Professor Blast’s Learning Lab’ are inviting teachers to their open weekend – taking place on Saturday 6th & Sunday 7th September. Teachers will be able to see the Lab for themselves; preview the Science and ICT based activates on offer; discuss a possible visit with the Education team and enjoy over 60 rides and attractions.

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The UK’s Green Poet pays a visit to the New Forest

Martin Kiszko, the UK's green poet inspires year 5 pupils from Beechwood Junior School at Testwood Lakes

Martin Kiszko, the UK’s green poet inspires year 5 pupils from Beechwood Junior School at Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, Totton

At Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve in Totton, 60 year 5 pupils from Beechwood Junior School, Southampton have just taken part in a unique day of eco-challenges and a water-inspired poetry workshop. The children are right at the beginning of their topic ‘Keen to be green’ and the water cycle, so booked a day at the Testwood Lakes Education Centre to give them a hands-on experience.

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