A fun and simple way to explore an aquatic habitat and observe a diversity of different creatures from leeches to dragonfly nymphs.

Equipped with nets, trays and magnifying glasses, you will have the opportunity to explore our freshwater ponds and discover what creatures inhabit them.  Learn about the wide variety of creatures and their adaptations and how to identify them using simple ID keys.

You will discuss and learn about their characteristics before extending your knowledge by either focussing on habitats or food chains to make links and complete your investigation.

Pond Dipping can be a useful tool in delivering the science primary curriculum section on life process and living things. It can also be used as a stimulus for art, English or Maths activities.

Outdoor Learning and Curriculum links
Outdoor Learning and Curriculum links

Outdoor education has long been recognised as an important contributor in a young persons’ physical, personal and social development.

Activities & Packages
Activities & Packages

To ensure your students have a valuable experience at Avon Tyrrell and really benefit from Outdoor Learning, we have some great value packages

Planning your visit - teachers
Planning your visit

Taking your class away for a school trip can be extremely stressful on top of your existing workload, so we will do all we can to make it as easy as possible.

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