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Overstrand Hall - Kingswood. Features A spectacularly grand Manor House, steeped in history and situated in a vibrant seaside town on the North Norfolk coast, Overstrand provides a unique study environment Specialist Environmental Field Study centre for Geography, Biology and Environmental Science, with dedicated and passionate tutors Situated next to a stretch of coastline designated an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty About Overstrand Hall Nestled right beside the beach in a beautiful area of North Norfolk, this rural setting really gives children the opportunity to get out into the great outdoors.

Overstrand Hall - Kingswood

This tranquil, stately setting gives way to an exhilarating adventure activity park set amongst pretty landscaped and wooded gardens close to the main building. Geography Field Studies for Schools. Skern Lodge Field Studies Centre provides tailor-made geography and environmental fieldwork courses in North Devon.

Geography Field Studies for Schools

Residential courses can be designed in conjunction with visiting staff to ensure all of your educational needs from Key Stage 2 through to AS/A2 Level are met. The field studies centre is situated in an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty' and is inside the internationally recognised UNESCO Biosphere of Braunton Burrows.

Our fieldwork sites are ideally situated throughout this area to maximise these unrivalled resources. Our programmes can include days investigating the process and landforms on the Heritage Coast of Hartland, the diversity of sand dune ecosystems at Braunton Burrows to studying fluvial processes on Exmoor National park. With such outstanding field sites we can build a course to suit. Millport - FSC Millport. London - FSC London. Malham Tarn - FSC Malham Tarn. Other FSC Learning Locations This Centre, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, occupies a large Georgian country house, leased from the National Trust.

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Malham Tarn is an unusual lime-rich upland lake, set amid a variety of habitats with a range of nationally-scarce species. To the west of the Tarn is an area of fen and raised bog, while the surrounding grassland has areas of limestone pavement and a rich flora. The woodland around Tarn House is also of conservation importance. The Tarn and its associated wetlands and woodlands form a National Nature Reserve. Find out about the centre. Kindrogan - FSC Kindrogan. Juniper Hall - FSC Juniper Hall. Amersham - FSC Amersham. Other FSC Learning Locations Amersham Field Centre is located in the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB).

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The FSC manages the centre and nature reserve on behalf of National Grid Transco. The 30 hectare site provides a mosaic of woodland, grassland and pond habitats for all ages to study. Find out about the centre Address:Amersham Field Centre Mop End Amersham Bucks HP7 0QR Telephone: 01494 721054 Fax: Email: Head of Centre: Jackie Rham Facilities:* No. of Workrooms: 2 * There is a weather station in the grounds * a shop * a garden * Eco-Centre status * Equipment may be hired through prior arrangement with the Centre Quality Badge: View the Certificate.

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Flatford Mill - FSC Flatford Mill. Fieldwork & school-led courses. “It’s great to see students achieve so much in such a short time”.

Fieldwork & school-led courses

The Centres are ideal bases for residential fieldwork in Geography, Geology and Biology. There are nearby sites for river and glacial studies, freshwater, woodland and mountain ecology and many opportunities to investigate the human impact on the landscape and land use through farming, forestry, mining, tourism and conservation. Teachers are welcome to run their own fieldwork courses or work jointly with Centre staff. Other groups have used the Centres for art, creative writing, business and enterprise, technology, practical conservation skills and civil engineering. Most of these groups take advantage of their stay and incorporate outdoor adventurous activities into their programmes.

Aylmerton Field Study Centre. Cranedale // Home Page. Loch Ranza Field Studies & Activity Centre, Isle of Arran - Secondary School Trips. Whether you’re looking for the perfect field studies location or want to motivate your secondary school group with some adventure activity sessions in beautiful surroundings, Loch Ranza activity centre has it all.

Loch Ranza Field Studies & Activity Centre, Isle of Arran - Secondary School Trips

Located on the Isle of Arran; known as ‘Scotland in miniature’, Loch Ranza is the perfect base to explore the stunning scenery and wildlife here. Popular with many field studies groups, the rich diversity of the landscape offers some excellent geography, geology, biology and environmental science study opportunities. Why not try some gorge walking, a shoreline safari or a wildlife walk and bring learning to life for your students? They’ll enjoy looking out for red squirrels, dolphins and basking sharks off the coast! There are some challenging adventure activities available in the centre grounds too, to further enhance the outdoor learning experience. Geography & Geology Fieldwork with Outdoor and Adventurous Activities. Our Centre is in the perfect location for fieldwork opportunities for Key Stages 2-4 An inspiring and engaging weekend; these programmes are the perfect way for pupils and students to cover essential aspects of the Geography national curriculum, whilst at the same time being able to benefit from experiencing fun and challenging teambuilding activities.

Geography & Geology Fieldwork with Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

In addition to the National curriculum requirements, it is also ideal for other geography and geology coursework and projects.