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Learning Westonbirt

Age: KS1 (age 5-7)

Activities for: A forest visit

Curriculum links:

Geography: place knowledge; human and physical geography; geographical skills and fieldwork Science: plants; seasonal changes; living things and their habitats.
Science: plants; seasonal changes; living things and their habitats.


Forests are great places for studying maps and the physical and human processes that shape our environment, as well as providing opportunities for carrying out fieldwork for geography at all levels.

This lesson plan includes:

  • Pre-visit activities
  • A need-to-bring-checklist
  • Printable activity sheets to take with you
  • Post-visit activities
  • Discussion pointers