Key Stage 1 Programme

Full Day 10.00am - 2.30pm. Year 1 and 2.

Animals of Friston Forest  -  (Maximum 60 pupils)

Spend a day in Friston Forest with your class and give them the opportunity to explore this lovely woodland area with its range of different habitats. As the group find out about the wildlife that lives here they will discover how different creatures and plants adapt to a particular habitat, and how they interact with each other. Games and activities, including pond dipping and bug hunting, provide a hands-on experience that the children will remember.

Itinerary Outline:

10am                   Arrival – coach to park in the Forest Car Park   (no road crossings)

10:15am            Toilet stop /Bags and lunch are stored safely in our Education Barn

10:30am            What animals  live of the edge of our woodlands – what is a wildlife corridor?

11:15am            How to survive in the woods! – discover the creatures living from the roots to the canopy

12 midday        Lunch in the Barn / Toilet stop

12:30pm            Pond Dipping – a lot more than just tadpoles!

1:20pm               Get closer to the minibeasts and learn all about them with our experts!

2:15pm               Collect belongings / Toilet stop

2:30pm               Coaches depart

  

Green Shoots  -  (Maximum 60 pupils)

Welcome to the amazing world of plants. What plant have I found? Which part of the plant is this? What does it need to grow? Why does it grow here and not over there? Join us to answer some of the questions we hope your children will ask as we explore the plant life in and around Friston Forest.

Itinerary Outline:

10am                  Arrival – coach to park in the Forest Car Park   (no road crossings)

10:15am            Toilet stop /Bags and lunch are stored safely in our Education Barn

10:30am            Discover the chalkland plants,  are they different? and why?

11am                 Play the ‘Growing game!’   you are seed..  will you survive!?

11:20am             Let’s go on a Tree Safari! – learn the facts and finds of the British woodlands

12 midday         Lunch in the Barn / Toilet stop

12:30pm            Sensory Games, investigations and hands on planting with our Wildlife experts! 

2:15pm              Collect belongings / Toilet stop

2:30pm              Coaches depart


Wild Day in the Woods  -  (Maximum 60 pupils)

Join us for an adventure in the woods. The children will get the opportunity to experience fire-lighting, shelter building and are encouraged to use tools to make things to take home with them as a memory of their day in the woods.

This programme can incorporate specific topics and curriculum areas.

Coaches can now park in the Forest Car Park – exclusively for Sussex Wildlife Trust days out only!  We are only 10 minutes away from our Education Barn and our Toilet Block at any time during the day.

Itinerary Outline:

10am                   Arrival – coach to park in the Forest Car Park 

(no road crossings)

10:15am            Toilet stop /Bags and lunch are stored safely in our Education barn

10:30am            Learn the skills to successfully light a fire together – how exciting!

11:15am            Shelter Building – what do we need to survive?

12 midday        Lunch in the Barn / Toilet stop

12:30pm            Woodland Crafts and Activities based on Forest School teachings

2pm                      Let’s leave no trace!  Put the fire out as a group ceremony!   

2:15pm               Collect belongings / Toilet stop

2:30pm               Coaches depart