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An unexpected encounter with some fascinating wildlife

Working from the unique location of Calshot Activities Centre, and taking many different groups into the New Forest, it is sometimes easy for us to forget all the stunning wildlife that surrounds us.

Whilst on duty looking after our residential school groups it is not uncommon to be woken by the call of oystercatchers as they strut around wading along Calshot beach, or drive down the spit road and catch a little egret silently stalking and waiting for prey.

However, I was recently reminded that these wildlife spots were not to be taken for granted by staff and students visiting earlier this summer from Portsmouth to complete A-Level Biology fieldwork. Continue reading An unexpected encounter with some fascinating wildlife

A Paultons Park Review – By Wellow School (Year 5)

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.

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New members in the Learning Lab!

 

paultons-park-mini-beastWith 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.

 

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Paultons Park as a Topic ‘Hook’

Children from Redbridge School were keen to show us their ride ideas!
Children from Redbridge School were keen to show us their ride ideas!

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’.

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Add Some Whiz Bang to Your School?

This article highlights one of the stories in Soldiers’ Journey,  a multi-venue exhibition exploring Hampshire’s unique contribution to the First World War, and offers ideas how to celebrate these in your school.

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Professor Blast to welcome students into his fully-themed Lab

Professor Blast’s Learning Lab, billed as the UK’s most unique learning experience, is now open and ready to welcome school groups.

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