Launching February, Little Africa is the Park’s own little corner of Africa. Discover amazing animals and birds of the savannah. From Meerkats to Porcupines; Lizards to Polecats there are animals in all shapes and sizes to delight and entertain.
Following a visit to our recent ‘Science in the Park’ event; Evie, Esme and Grace from the brilliant Wellow School sent us this blog report.
With a heavy focus now on biology in the National Curriculum (with a particular emphasis on animal adaptation, classification and habitats) the Education team welcomed a range of new inhabitants into the Learning Lab. This allowed the Paultons team to create a new workshop and offer a memorable experience for visitors.
The 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.
October 2015 saw the start of a new Forest School Leadership training course being held at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve on the outskirts of the New Forest. A full cohort of 15 excited, but perhaps a little nervous, trainees began the first part of their level 3 Forest School Leadership Qualification with the Hampshire and … More New Forest Leadership Training
Originally posted on Sharing Shorelines:
Pennington Junior School have taken part in Arts Award Discover at the Shorelines exhibition and created wonderful new pieces of work. In this post we will share the programme which Year 4 and Year 5 took part in at the museum to complete their first Arts Award, as well as sharing a…
Following on from a visit in September, we were pleased to hear that the children of Redbridge Primary School had enjoyed their visit so much that they had gone away to design and build their own rides for our new area ‘Lost Kingdom’.
The exciting new Heritage Lottery Funded Project at Lepe Country Park. Lepe Country Park has been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to renovate the Royal Observer Corps (ROC) Monitoring Post. The underground post will be restored to its original 1960s condition when members of the ROC were first stationed there to monitor … More Discovering Lepe’s Cold War History
It is a popular myth that a cricket chirps by rubbing its legs together. In fact, crickets sing with their wings and listen with their legs! During the summer they are an easy insect to find in school grounds in long grass and brambles and are fascinating to study revealing some remarkable adaptations. So how and … More Summer song of the crickets.
For anyone working with children the word ‘minibeast’ needs no explaining – the world of invertebrate animals such as snails, woodlouse and centipedes holds a limitless fascination for children, and adults too! Minibeasts are therefore the perfect topic to study life cycles. Children are very familiar with how caterpillars change into butterflies but another four-stage … More Encounters with a seven-spotted friend