Curriculum topics available: Canoeing.A river runs through the grounds of FSC Castle Head which is ideal for raft building. Groups can also do a canoeing expedition playing games and observing wildlife whilst building bonds with one another.
Curriculum topics available: Plants, Animals including humans, Living things and habitats, Ecology and environment, Life Cycles, Minibeasts, Habitats, Underwater Animals and Habitats, Medicine.FSC can offer a range of biology courses from fun KS2 to curriculum-based A level trips. KS2 pupils can look at a range of habitats, learning about microhabitats and how they provide the basic needs for living things. Pupils can learn to identify the different structures of plants and name a variety of common animals. Pupils will mini beast hunt and observe them in their microhabitats.
Curriculum topics available: Settlement and land use, Natural resources, Population, Urbanisation.FSC offer a range of sessions and courses covering human geography through fieldwork. For KS4 and A level students all courses are linked to the exam board requirements for each subject and can be tailored to your specific needs. Most sessions have short classroom sessions before and after. Teaching is delivered by fully trained and experienced tutors.
Curriculum topics available: Water cycles, Rivers, Map and atlas, Mountains, Environment, Coasts and seaside, Fieldwork, Glaciers.FSC offer a range of sessions and courses covering physical geography through fieldwork. For example, students can look at rivers, upland environments and coasts. Most sessions have short classroom sessions before and after. Teaching is delivered by fully trained and experienced tutors.
Curriculum topics available: Extreme Weather, Conservation.FSC offer a range of sessions and courses covering environmental geography through fieldwork. Most sessions have short classroom sessions before and after. Teaching is delivered by fully trained and experienced tutors.
Curriculum topics available: Canoeing, High Ropes.FSC Castle Head can offer a range of adventurous activities including abseiling, rock climbing, ghyll scrambling, high ropes, low ropes, obstacle course and raft building. Pupils can do these activities in a residential course alongside curriculum content or environmental education.
We can cater for groups of various sizes. Courses have a minimum of 10 students and a maximum capacity of 155.
The centre has several classrooms on site.
All our field teachers are trained in first aid and group management. A qualified first aider is available at the field centre 24 hours a day.
FSC offers fieldwork and outdoor learning for groups of all ages at centres across the UK. Trips use our stunning locations to teach curriculum focused work and inspire everyone about the environment.
Primary field trips enable you to pick and choose from a range of exciting adventure or curriculum sessions to build your own trip. A visit to FSC Castle Head will immerse primary school children in the natural world, taking in its sights, sounds and smells.
For secondary and A level groups we offer geography, biology and environmental science courses. Courses can be tailored to your own requirements to ensure you get the most from your visit and trips utilise the local environment to fully engage students.
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