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Primary Visits Key Stage 2

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Days for schools

We offer a broad and exciting range of outdoor and environmental educational activities for Key Stages 2. All our programmes support a creative curriculum to inspire and engage pupils. The habitats and landscape surrounding our learning centres and fieldwork localities across the Peak District National Park provide a stimulating back drop to learning and adventures.

What teachers say about us:

"LOVED IT!!! Great memories and it was magical watching the children be free". St Winifred's RC Primary, Peak District Challenge

"High quality staff, delivering high quality education and enjoyment! Nothing was too much for them. A special thank you on behalf of the children and myself. A great time was had by all". Stella Maris School, Inspired by the Wild & Dales Discovery

We strive to make our visits accessible to all. Days can be tailored to your group’s needs. While many of our sites are accessible to people with limited mobility, it is recommended to discuss your particular needs with us before booking.

We hold the Learning Outside the Classroom quality badge, certificate number R2QB103464


What we offer

Key Stage 2 programmes

We have no reopened a new and improved range of our programmes, and are taking bookings for 2021-22. Click the links for more details:

  • Rocks and Soils
  • River Study
  • Habitats
  • Peak District Explorers - Map Skills
  • *NEW* Mountains and Valleys (Replaces 'Mountain Environment' and 'Dales Discovery' sessions. More info coming soon - ask for details)
  • *NEW* Discover the Peak District (A new programme ideal for introducing your class to the countryside, and the special qualities of the National Park,  promoting nature connection and building team skills along the way. More information coming soon – ask for details.)

Our enquiry form shows the locations and dates that these programmes are available. For more details please contact the Learning and Discovery Team:
Email: learning.discovery@peakdistrict.gov.uk
Tel: 01629 816373


Follow up work, results and other resources

Many of our programmes generate data and can followed up in the classroom - please visit our peak curriculum resources page for further help with data sets, spreadsheets, using fieldwork apps and links to further information, such as our State of the Park report.

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