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:
SPECIAL OFFER for STEM Teachers
Our exciting Electricity session at the @E.On BlackBurn Meadows biomass plant is perfect for getting your Key Stage pupils enthused and engaged in the science of electricity and sustainable energy.
To launch our new Electricity for KS2 session, in celebration of British Science Week and International Women’s Day 2020, we are offering a GIRLS GO FREE promotion on bookings at the @E.On BlackBurn Meadows biomass plant made before May 2020.*
Electricity for KS2
Available: all year round at E.ON Blackburn Meadows biomass plant
Pupils experiment and create their own electrical circuits as well as hands-on experience with different methods of generating electricity.
Length of workshop: full day
Price: £7.50 per pupil plus £75 fieldwork tutor support
There is a minimum charge for groups of under 20 pupils.
*Terms and Conditions apply – offer does not apply to single sex classes.*
FREE travel for your school trip to the farm – Life on the Farm session for KS1&2
Life on the Farm KS1&2
Available: all year round at the Our Cow Molly working farm
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. 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.
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 Session– limited availability
Exploring wetlands Primary/KS2 & 3
Available: April to October ONLY at Centenary Riverside
Explore the wildlife and landscapes to be found at a local wetland! This two-hour workshop will allow pupils to experience pond dipping and mini-beast hunting, as well as learn about flooding and how wetlands like Centenary Riverside help protect our homes and provide a home for nature at the same time! Centenary Riverside is a hidden gem in an urban jungle with lagoon, pond, river and wildflower meadow habitats to explore.
Sheffield Teach Wild Network – Get expert advice, news and resources
Want to do more outdoor learning in your school? Whether you’re new to teaching outside the classroom or have been doing it for years, the Sheffield Teach Wild Network is the place to come to share ideas, tips and inspiration with fellow educators.
Sign up for the latest local outdoor learning news, hear what other schools have been up to, get expert advice and download resources. You will also be invited to join us on a fun and informative evenings just for educators who want to get kids outdoors.