BRING SUBJECTS ALIVE

Linking nature with the curriculum.

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USE NATURE AS AN OUTDOOR CLASSROOM

Bring subjects alive, linking nature with the curriculum. Working with teachers and group leaders we can link many of our subjects into the school curriculum creating an opportunity for interactive learning outside helping to bring subjects alive with first hand experiences.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES ACTIVITY
Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history, establishing clear narratives. To find out what happened in the Stone Age Interactive show and tell. Guiding the group with artefacts and answering their questions about the Stone Age.
Understand how our knowledge of the past is constructed from different sources. To create pictures in the style of cave paintings. Cave painting- using traditional methods and paints to create cave art.
Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms. To look at different homes from the Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic times. Building Palaeolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic shelters at our woodland site.
Note connections, contrasts and trends over time and develop the appropriate use of historical terms. To find out what Stone Age people ate and how diet changed. Stone Age cooking on an open fire, foraging for foods and having a Stone Age feast.
Address historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference and significance. Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information. Address historically valid questions about change, cause, similarity and difference and significance. Construct informed responses that involve thoughtful selection and organisation of relevant historical information.
Understanding how our knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources. To find out what we know about Stone Age Britain. Hunting and gathering techniques using Atl Atls, making stone tools and making fire.

SCIENCE

Bushcraft
Bug hunts
Fire lighting
Survival skills
Cooking
Survival strategies
Hotspots for wildlife
Ancient trees and people
Life cycles

ART AND DESIGN

Shelter building
Creating sculptures
Drawing
Working with natural clay and other raw materials
Camouflage
Structure and Form
Natural sculptures
Natural paints
Measurement
Design and building

GEOGRAPHY

Shelter building
Following routes
Tracking
Making trails
Environmental Interaction
Mapping
Route following
Symbiotic relationships

HISTORY

Primitive skills and crafts
Stone and bone tools
Using natural materials and minimal modern tools
Ancient trees
Stone Age history

ENGLISH

Sit spots
Journal writing
Sharing of experiences
Exploring the wood
The poetry of trees
The character of trees
Journal Writing

PSE

Team games
Survival challenges
Independent tasks
Group work
Team building
Problem solving
Creative thinking
Building self esteem
Confidence
Awareness

Ready to do something?

Whatever the time of year, the wild world is out there just waiting to be explored