Activities for Secondary Schools

We help secondary schools across Sheffield and Rotherham improve their outdoor learning offer with a range of activities and services.

The leader at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust worked well with a challenging group of children to ensure that they had a positive experience. 

Y8 teacher, The Willows, Rotherham

  • Advice on grant applications for re-wilding school grounds
  • Activities to support transition (in-school or as a school trip)
  • Specialist subject-based and fieldwork workshops: river studies, local history, wild art and filmmaking projects,ecology modules, plant and animal identification
  • PHSE-themed workshops to encourage risk-taking, creativity and confidence including Academy of Danger, Adventurous Outdoors and Tribal Survival
  • Cross-curricular outdoor learning-themed enrichment days
  • Forest Schools, John Muir Awards and vocational learning programmes
  • INSET training/CPD to encourage school-wide outdoor learning and provide teachers with the confidence and practical skills to take their learning outside

Our workshops are designed to meet key learning objectives, and all our activities aim to boost student engagement, communication skills and team working.

We can visit you at your school to discuss your needs in more detail: just email us to start the ball rolling, or call 0114 263 4335.