Duration: Full Day

Staff: 1 staff member

Cost: £220
(Based on one class / approx 30 children)

Location: Delivered on site

Through developing a body of key knowledge and concepts, pupils will develop a sense of excitement and curiosity about living things.

Learners will be introduced to the idea that all living things have certain characteristics that are essential for keeping them healthy. By studying your local area children will become familiar with the terms ‘habitat’ and ‘microhabitat’ and that animals that live there depend on each other. Pupils work scientifically by sorting and classifying things according to whether they are living, dead or were never alive.

Older pupils use classification systems and keys to identify animals and plants and will learn to describe how living things are classified into groups according to observable characteristics.

Activities include:

  • Exploring and comparing differences between things that are living, dead or never been alive
  • Identifying that most living things live in habitats to which they are suited
  • Identifying and naming a variety of plants and animals
  • Using classification keys to help group and identify a variety of living things

Studies:

Pupils are introduced to the idea that all living things have certain characteristics and that living things live in habitats to which they are suited.
Learners observe and compare plants and animals in their local environment.

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A very useful CPD that delivered ideas for creative outdoor activities and experiments for science as well as cross curricular links. Thank you for a great day!

Gemma Preece, St Oswald’s

During a den building activity it was great to see how quieter children showed their capacity for leadership and imagination.  The activities Sam delivered were engaging, challenging and required teamwork plus led to some good writing afterwards.

Nicola Welsh, Middlestone Moor Primary

Sam’s approach to our science topic, ‘dissolving’, promoted autonomy and self discovery. The children learnt some theory, put the theory into practise and then explained what had happened – the children loved it! I have learnt that the children need to have time for self discovery in order to better understand science. Sam was extremely organised and it made for a stress free activity day. I’d seriously recommend Sam to other schools, he’s great!

Dawn Whaley, Hartside Primary School

The children thoroughly enjoyed the session and developed their knowledge about the Stone Age. The day was fantastic. It was delivered very well, the children were engaged all day and they learnt a lot about the topic, as well as developing skills such as team building and problem solving.

Nicola Cooke, St. Anne’s CE Primary

Sam’s session was tailored and linked very well to our rainforests topic.  The session delivered exactly what we hoped it would – the children learnt about adaptations and were able to extend their knowledge in a creative way, at a perfect pace and with a range of activities.  The day was excellently delivered!

Rachel Harmer, Butterknowle Primary

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