Awaken your pupils' senses to nature with an active, hands-on experience that will engage and inspire them.
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Interested in bringing your class to our reserve? Complete a booking request form and send it in below.
What we offer
With the chance to experience a wonderful range of wildlife that lies in the heart of our industrial landscape, Saltholme can provide an exciting school trip for your pupils.
There is a range of of habitats filled with plants and animals, which your group can explore through experience-led visits or more formal field work.
Our well-equipped visitor centre has an education room, and within easy walking distance of this there is a specially-designed discovery zone complete with pond dipping platforms, minibeast areas and a light-filled, welcoming bird hide.
We have everything that you need for your class to have a fun, safe and educational visit.
To find out more, take a look at the list of the programmes, and contact us to make a booking.
Each programme is designed to last two hours. Sessions run from 10am to 12pm and then 12.30 to 2.30pm. Two programmes can be combined to make a whole-day visit.
How to find us:
For directions to Saltholme visit the reserve page.
Programmes available on this reserve
PDF, 239KbEYFS and KS1 Brilliant Birds
PDF, 240KbEYFS and KS1 Discovering Land Minibeasts
PDF, 240KbEYFS and KS1 Discovering Pond Minibeasts
PDF, 161KbEYFS and KS1 Seasonal Sensory Walk
PDF, 157KbKS1 Plant Detectives
PDF, 82KbKS2 Investigating Minibeasts
PDF, 78KbKS2 Living Things and their Habitat
PDF, 82KbKS2 Pond/Mud Habitat Study
PDF, 77KbKS2 Discovering Birds
Word doc, 29KbKS3 Geographical fieldwork
Word doc, 33KbKS3 Science Ecological investigations and sampling
Word doc, 27KbKS4 GCSE Geography (2016) Ecosystems
Word doc, 29KbKS4 GCSE ScienceBiology (2016) Managing for Water Quality
Word doc, 26KbKS5 A Level Geography (2016) Ecosystems and Sustainability
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A level Biology Succession
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A Level Biology Sampling Biodiversity
Word doc, 26KbKS5 A Level Biology Human Impact