Inspire Your Children

Our popular Primary workshops are run by knowledgeable environmental educators who are experts in making outdoor learning enjoyable, exciting and informative. They aim to inspire your children to become wildlife enthusiasts.



Our 3 R's Workshops

1.5 hours - full day

Offered at Key Stages 1-2

Choose from the following example topics - these are our more popular, curriculum linked, topics. We deliver many more topics including field work, living things and their habitats, senses, life cycles, river explorer, classification and adaptation.

Wildlife Rescue

Spend an up close and personal chance to know what it takes to be a wildlife rescuer. Your children will gain a unique insight in what to do if you come across injured wildlife, what equipment a wildlife rescuer uses, what happens at a wildlife rescue centre and what it takes to return a wild animal back to the wild. 

Environmental Science for Primary Children

A range of activities, to explore the environment thoroughly, which are designed to optimise and outdoor visit and focus your children with the environment.

Habitat Creation Award

Choose from 1 or 2 days: Your children will be uniquely knowledgeable. Investigating habitats on your school grounds or local park to understand how habitats can support a wildlife release. (Receive a really unique experience - discounts apply)  

Behaviour and Adaptations

Exploring what animals are doing throughout the year. Focusses on young animals, animal behaviour and adaptations.

An Oily Experiment

Find out how pollution can affect birds and other wildlife by carrying out a science experiiment.

Homes for Wildlife

Choosing the best materials to make bird feeders, bug hotels, hedgehog homes, nest boxes and bat boxes. (Extend this workshop to a full day to challenge your children’s creative flair)

Going to the Seaside

Our qualified Beach Schools practitioner provides your children with a thoroughly unique discovery of the coast. (Please contact us to see if this activity is available in your area).

Key Stage 3 & 4

Natural history identification

We challenge children to a range of identification sessions. Not only fun and engaging each challenge has a story of sustainabilty and conservation for the children to learn about.

Biodiversity

Choose from four exciting workshops where children examine and consider how the human impact affects the natural environment. Children will explore: sustainability, natural behaviour, adaptation, species re-introduction and current ecological principles.

Natural History Survey

At a time when animal species and habitats vanish at an all time high, our introduction to conducting ecological surveys, explores their importance to wildlife conservation. Perhaps we will find the naturalist in the audience?. You will love this practical, hands on workshop.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

Half a day or more

Choose from the following example topics - these are our more popular, curriculum linked, topics. We deliver many more topics including field work, living things and their habitats, senses, life cycles, river explorer, classification and adaptation.

Wildlife Rescue

Spend an up close and personal chance to know what it takes to be a wildlife rescuer. Your children will gain a unique insight in what to do if you come across injured wildlife, what equipment a wildlife rescuer uses, what happens at a wildlife rescue centre and what it takes to return a wild animal back to the wild. 

Environmental Science for Primary Children

A range of activities, to explore the environment thoroughly, which are designed to optimise and outdoor visit and focus your children with the environment.

Habitat Creation Award

Choose from 1 or 2 days: Your children will be uniquely knowledgeable. Investigating habitats on your school grounds or local park to understand how habitats can support a wildlife release. (Receive a really unique experience - discounts apply)  

How to Help Wildlife

Choosing the best materials to make bird feeders, bug hotels, hedgehog homes, nest boxes and bat boxes. 

Encounters of the wild kind (Bioblitz)

Using a range of field equipment together we’ll discover and explore your school grounds and become a wildlife scientist. Each species is written down to make a wildlife record, helping to monitor the diversity of life in your school.

Going to the Seaside

Our qualified Beach Schools practitioner provides your children with a thoroughly unique discovery of the coast. (please contact us to see if this activity is available in your area).

 

Key stage 3 & 4 

Natural History Surveys

At a time when animal species and habitats vanish at an all time high, our introduction to conducting ecological surveys, explores their importance to wildlife conservation. Perhaps we will find the naturalist in the audience?. You will love this practical, hands on workshop.

Contact us to discuss your requirements.

What you need to know

  • Pre-booked workshops are available all year round.
  • We will provide risk assessments for activities undertaken on the day.
  • As far as possible activities will take place outdoors in your school grounds or using a local green space.
  • The planned activities on the day of the visit will be adapted for your school setting and year group.
  • We can deliver workshops to whole school year groups - suitable to fit with your timetable.
  • We ask you to confirm that you have a current school grounds risk assessment.
  • We reserve the right to change the planned activities on the day of the visit.

Live Wild School Options

Assembly
Donation Amount = £30.00

Get the whole school engaged with wildlife welfare and the natural environment.

Half-day Wildlife Workshops (lasts 2 hours)
Donation Amount = £80.00

Choose one workshop from the list above.

Full-day Wildlife Workshops
Donation Amount = £150.00

Opt for one class to enjoy two different workshops or choose a repeated half-day for two separate classes.

For more information or to make a booking please contact us.

"It's all about encouraging people to participate and learn about the natural world through hands on discovery."

About WildAid

Established over 25 years ago, as a wildlife rescue and rehabilitation centre, WildAid has been making a difference for wildlife welfare throughout the UK ever since.

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Contact

Tel: 07833 248352

Email: info@wildaid.co.uk