Your pupils can take part in citizen science projects, benefit from our national campaigns and join in with local and seasonal festivals.
Explore the opportunities we can offer below:
FREE travel for your school trip to the farm – Life on the Farm session for KS1&2
Visit a working dairy farm and find out what daily life looks like on the farm through an informative tour and a pupil-led ‘Interview with a Farmer’ activity. Gain an understanding of different food supply chains; from a hands on milking experience with Molly the Cow, making (and tasting!) your own butter, through to the chance to buy and enjoy an ice cream made from the milk produced by the cows you will meet.In addition to your travel costs reimbursed for up to 30 children, you will also receive a free resources kit including a video to prepare your class for the session before your visit.
Life on the Farm KS1&2Available: all year
Visit a working dairy farm and find out what daily life looks like on the farm through an informative tour and a pupil-led ‘Interview with a Farmer’ activity. Gain an understanding of different food supply chains; from a hands on milking experience with Molly the Cow, making (and tasting!) your own butter, through to enjoying an ice cream made from the milk produced by the cows you will meet.
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Swapping Classrooms for Cows (part of the Sheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership)
Outdoor learning Sessions at Our Cow Molly are part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
FREE Exploring Wetlands workshops for KS2 and KS1 – limited availability
Explore the wildlife and landscapes to be found at a local wetland! Try out pond dipping and mini-beast hunting, learn about flooding and how wetlands like Centenary Riverside help protect our homes and provide a home for nature at the same time! The KS1 session is a little less technical. Find out more.
#STEM Teachers – take your pick!
Our exciting Energy sessions at the @E.On BlackBurn Meadows biomass plant are perfect for getting your Key Stage 2,3 & 4 pupils enthused and engaged in the science of sustainable energy. Choose from a half-price session OR get a free outdoor learning experience later in the year when you book now!
- Understanding Energy sessions get KS 2 pupils hands-on experimenting with different methods of generating electricity and learn about sustainability, different energy sources and renewable energy.
- Understanding Sustainable Energy is a practical and investigative fieldwork experience for KS 3 & 4 built around the topic of sustainable energy.
- See what happens on this school visit
Contact us now and let us help you work out which offer is best for you.
Handy guides for primary and secondary!
We’ve updated our brochures for primary and early years and secondary schools. They are a handy guide to the experiences we offer, and come with a map of our learning destinations too. Check them out!
Teach Wild Network meetings
Join us on a fun and informative evening just for educators who want to get kids outdoors. Just let us know you’re coming using the button below so we don’t run out of the awesome grub.
Watch our new outdoor learning video
Hear from three Sheffield teachers about how they use outdoor learning to make a difference in their school. They’re not super-powered ninjas, they just had a go.
Get expert advice, news and resources – Sheffield Teach Wild Network
Sign up to the Sheffield Teach Wild Network to get the latest local outdoor learning news, hear what other schools have been up to, get expert advice and download resources. We send out fortnightly emails in term time, and we don’t share your personal details with anyone else. Sign up now
‘See Inside’ outdoor learning
Ever wondered what other teachers get up to in their outdoor learning sessions? Now you can take a sneaky peek and see for yourself what goes on behind the scenes in habitat studies or sustainable energy workshops using our ‘See Inside’ Flickr feature.
Thinking about Christmas? Take your celebration outside this year. Find out more.