The Living Environment Trust offers a wide range of environmental activities for schools, either at The Alan Higgs Centre or within the school grounds. The activities are developed in a modular format, so that they can be tailored to the specific needs, with sessions ranging from 1 hour to 1 day in length.
Learning interactively through a range of habitats and open spaces, whilst developing map reading and team building skills - to discover the treasure! (Only available at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Habitat Creation / Restoration
Developing wildlife habitats within the school grounds or at The Alan Higgs Centre, through practical conservation skills. (Available at the school and at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Enjoy a tour of The Alan Higgs Centre grounds with magnifying lenses and key charts to help identify the various species of minibeasts that can be found within the different habitats. (Only available at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Bringing together an exercise of body and mind, whilst developing map reading, compass and team building skills. (Only available at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Birds of Prey
Learn about birds of prey and enjoy an opportunity to interact with and hold the birds. (Available at The Alan Higgs Centre and potentially at the school, subject to the suitability of the area)
Using arts and crafts, along with the building of wildlife boxes to understand wildlife and habitats interactively. (Available at the school and at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Learning about concepts of adaptation, camouflage, germination and food web through a range of interactive games and activities. (Available at the school and at The Alan Higgs Centre)
Decorate the plastic ducks ready for a duck race along the river Sowe, where the winner for best decorated duck and winner of the race will be revealed! (Only available at The Alan Higgs Centre).