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Biodiversity and wildlife - Early Years & KS1 Education Sessions

We have a variety of EYFS and KS1 sessions to offer covering different topics. Click on the session name to download a detailed lesson plan, including curriculum links, learning objectives and outcomes.

The sessions can be tailored to meet your requirements and specific learning objectives. Please contact us for further details.

EYFS Sessions

Backyard Beasties EYFS
An introduction to minibeasts and where they live. Pupils investigate the pond and woodland using simple equipment. Alternatively, combine with The Fab Five instead of investigating the pond.

The Fab Five EYFS
Through a variety of games and activities, children get practical experience of exploring the world around them through their senses and learning which part of the body is associated with each sense.

The Very Curious Caterpillar

Plants and nature are brought to life as pupils follow Curious on an adventure through the Ecology Centre, using story, puppets and fun hands-on activities. An introduction to the plant life cycle and what plants need to grow.

Key Stage 1 Sessions

Backyard Beasties KS1
An excellent introduction to habitats. Pupils investigate the woodland or meadow and pond through minibeast hunting, pond dipping and games, using simple equipment.

Earth Care KS1

Learn the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Looking at different materials, pupils take part in Recycling games, Compost investigations and paper making.

Mad About Maps
This session brings the flat world of maps to life. Learn practical geography skills such as map reading, map making and finding landmarks.

Science Through the Seasons

Ideal for Autumn and Spring, but available in all seasons, pupils make observations and weather recordings, become weather reporters and search for signs of the season.

The Fab Five

Through a variety of games and activities, children get practical experience of exploring the world around them through their senses and learning which part of the body is associated with each sense.

The Great Green Plant Adventure
Take your class on a voyage of discovery. Learn how plants grow from seeds, the life cycle of a plant, different parts of a plant through games, stories and a plant hunt.

Biodiversity team

Address: London Borough of Sutton
24 Denmark Road
Carshalton
SM5 2JG

Tel: 020 8770 5329

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