We can come to you

We can come to you

School children with computer learning outdoors © Emma Bradshaw

Outreach activities
School grounds advice
Teacher training
Wildlife School Club

We can come to you for outdoor education

We support schools with staff training, developing your grounds, or delivering outdoor education on your site. We can also provide activities and events on local greenspaces.

Thank you for showing us how exciting things in the wild can be, it’s amazing what you can find up a tree!
Pupil
Children's school visit © Paul Harris/2020VISION

Children's school visit © Paul Harris/2020VISION

Outreach

We can deliver outdoor education on school grounds or other local green spaces

This can include:

Talks / assemblies
Guided walks
Led pupil activities
Family events

 

Forest School training © Lianne de Mello

Forest School training © Lianne de Mello

Teacher training courses and INSET training

We run a variety of training courses and INSET training at schools for teachers to learn new skills in teaching outdoors, including:

Forest School Training
Continuous Professional Development 
INSET Training
EYFS Training 

Forest School training © Lianne de Mello

Forest School training © Lianne de Mello

Wildlife Schools Club

Join our Silver Wildlife Schools Club for access to:

Advice on developing and using school grounds to learn about nature

A "Developing and Using School Grounds to Learn about Nature" handbook

A 2 hour outreach visit to your school or local green space

Help setting up an After School Wildlife Club

To find out more contact the Outreach Education Officer on outreach@hiwwt.org.uk

 

Milton Locks Pirate Party

Milton Locks nature reserve Pirate Party

Coastal visits

Bring your class or group to the beach. We offer a range of coastal activities at beaches on the Hampshire coast and across the Isle of Wight.

Coastal Visits

Booking and contact details

All our visits are tailor-made to your group’s requirements, and planned during a pre-visit from our education officers. For more information on which activities can be carried out in a particular site or area, please contact the Outreach Education Officer on outreach@hiwwt.org.uk

To find out more about Forest School Training and the CPD courses we provide please contact courses@hiwwt.org.uk

Due to high demand, we recommend that you book six months in advance.

Charges and Suggested Donations

Forest School or Wild Beach sessions

Minimum of six two hour sessions for up to 15 children

From £100* per session. Max 15 children per group.

* Mileage charges may apply, depending upon location. 

Talks, walks and activities for organised groups

For example - RSPB local groups, WI, uniformed groups, home education groups

Suggested donation:
Full day £7 per head (minimum £80 for full day)*
Half day £4 per head (minimum £40 for half day)*

* Mileage charges may apply, depending upon location. A half day is two hours, full day is four hours or over.

Outreach education session at a non-Trust site

For example, leading a group visit at a local coastal site, within school grounds, group headquarters or local green space

Full day £7 per head (minimum £200 for full day)*
Half day £4 per head (minimum £100 for half day)*
For larger events, charges start at £200 for a half day*

* Mileage charges may apply, depending upon location. A half day is two hours, full day is four hours or over.

INSET training and professional development courses

At one of our Education Centres or at your school, group headquarters or local greenspace

Full day £500*
Half day £300*

* Mileage charges may apply, depending upon location. A half day is two hours, full day is four hours or over.

Wildlife School Club, including school grounds advice

Grounds advice: £50* per hour (includes a copy of "Wildlife on School Grounds" booklet).

Bronze Wildlife School Club: £50 per year includes a Welcome Pack with Wildlife Watch magazines (a national magazine aimed at younger members with wildlife posters, information and activities) and access to a searchable database of activities and ideas for teachers and leaders. 

Silver Wildlife School Club: £120 per year to receive a free two hour session, amongst other benefits.

* Mileage charges may apply, depending upon location. A half day is two hours, full day is four hours or over.

 

Safeguarding and Child Protection 

We take child protection and safeguarding very seriously. Our Child Protection and Safeguarding Statement sets out how we implement child protection and safeguarding across the Wildlife Trust and who to contact if you have questions or concerns.