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Key Stage 2 Programmes

Programmes for KS2 groups at Westonbirt Arboretum in Gloucestershire.

We welcome hundreds of schools to Westonbirt each year. If you need further information about booking a school visit, or any of our education programmes, please contact our learning team who will be happy to help with bookings.

Woodland Management for Wildlife

Y3 & Y4, March - November

The impacts of humans on the woodland environment.

Key curriculum links: recognise environments can change and pose dangers to living things; explore examples of human impact (both positive and negative) on environments.

Full details of the Woodland Management for Wildlife programme.

Growing Green

Y3 - Y6, March - December

The science of plant growth.

Key curriculum links: the functions of different parts of flowering plants; requirements of plants for life and growth; the life process of reproduction in some plants; describe how living things are classified into broad groups.

Full details of the Growing Green programme.

Forests for the Future

Y5 & Y6, March - December

Trees, forests and climate change.

Key curriculum links: recognise environments can change and pose dangers to living things; explore examples of human impact (both positive and negative) on environments.

Full details of the Forests for the Future programme.

Pollination

Y3 - Y6 April - July

Key curriculum links: the functions of different parts of flowering plants; flowers and the life cycles of flowering plants, including pollination and seed formation; the life process of reproduction in some plants.

Full details of the Pollination programme.

Forest Food Chains

Y3 & Y4, March - December

Key curriculum links: identify that animals need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat; food chains: producers, predators and prey.

Full details of the Forest Food Chains programme.

Woodland Webs

Y4 - Y6, March - December

Key curriculum links: food chains, producers, predators and prey; animal and plant adaptations to their habitat and environment.

Full details of the Woodland Webs programme.

Finding Art in Nature

Y3 - Y6, March - December

Key curriculum links: creativity, experimentation and use of different materials; art and design techniques with a range of materials; learn about great artists and designers.

Full details of the Finding Art in Nature programme.

Natural Sculpture

Y3 - Y6, March - December

Key curriculum links: creativity, experimentation and use of different materials, art and design techniques with a range of materials; learn about great artists and designers.

Full details of the Natural Sculpture programme.

Tall Tree Tales

Y3 - Y6, March - December

Developing storytelling skills.

Key curriculum links: give well-structured descriptions and narratives; participate in discussions, role play and improvisations; use spoken language to develop understanding through imagining and exploring ideas.

Full details of the Tall Tree Tales programme.

Season of Mists

Y3 - Y6, September - November

Exploring seasonal change in autumn.

Key curriculum links: seed formation and dispersal; recognise environments can change and pose dangers to living things; describe the life process of reproduction in some plants.

Full details of the Season of Mists programme.

Last updated: 1st November 2016

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