On 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 … More “Science in the Park” at Paultons Park
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.
Creating a nature journal or field guide can be a richly rewarding experience. It is the perfect way to develop and record an understanding of the natural world around you by using observation, reflection, drawing and creative writing. Traditionally, nature study journals were more of a scientific way to record observations, but they can also … More Drawing from nature – nature journals
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’.
Rockbourne Roman Villa is a unique opportunity for schools to discover life in Roman Britain and now we are offering teachers the chance to develop their knowledge and practical skills to bring the subject to life inside and outside the classroom.
At Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve in Totton children can see genuine WW2 remains and artefacts and experience what life was like for an evacuee in the New Forest. Oakwood Primary School Year 3 children from Southampton have been studying their local history from the WW2 era this autumn term. To get some real ‘hands-on’ experience … More Children discover local WW2 history when evacuated to 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 … More The UK’s Green Poet pays a visit to the New Forest
“Can you lead a session based on our topic of A Year in the New Forest?” was the question – and of course the answer was yes. So off to Milford on Sea I went with some of the Museum objects and my Commoning Year display and activity board.
Last week St Luke’s Primary School from Sway took a sustainable school trip to Lymington Town and river mouth, putting their knowledge about rivers to the test in real life! Teachers from the school collaborated with staff from the New Forest National Park Authority to design a busy and practical half day visit.
Home Lad, Home is a special exhibition at St Barbe Museum marking the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.