Field Studies Council - Midlands School Trips
Field Studies Council
FSC Preston Montford is located near to Shrewsbury with easy access from Birmingham and the motorway network. Its rural location is close to the South Shropshire Hills and a wide variety of excellent wildlife and fieldwork sites.
FSC Bishops Wood is in Worcestershire, again easy to travel to, and based in its own beautiful woodlands. It is a day centre with a range of courses, including Forest School Training.
Primary field trips with FSC enable you to pick and choose from a range of exciting adventure or curriculum sessions to build your own trip.
For secondary and A level groups we offer geography, science and adventure/teambuilding courses. Courses bring to life topics studied in the classroom and we can tailor them to your requirements.
Why are Field Studies Council great for School Trips and Educational Visits?
-Centres situated in interesting and inspiring environments, within easy reach of excellent field sites.
-Courses created carefully to link to curriculum requirements. We can work with you to tailor content to fit in with work back in the classroom.
-Passionate and experienced teaching staff who work full time, all year round. You will be allocated the same tutor(s) throughout your course.
-FSC take care of everything once you arrive; comfortable accommodation, plenty of tasty food and transport during the course.
-Price bands throughout the year to offer value for money.
FSC is an environmental education charity with over 70 years' experience of providing fieldwork and outdoor learning and a network of 19 UK centres offering day and residential fieldwork opportunities.
The charity works in many ways to bring environmental understanding to all including through projects working in local communities, lobbying government to include fieldwork in the curriculum, work overseas, Kids Fund and Bursary Fund to offer financial support to those who may not otherwise be able to visit.
Activities available during group visits
FSC provides a huge range of sessions and programmes for schools depending on the age group, subject and location. Find out more on our website or by contacting us.
What size groups do you cater for?
FSC residential centres vary in size but can accommodate from 80-140 students. Our minimum group size is usually 12.
Do you offer on-site classroom facilities?
There is a range of classroom, workshop and laboratory spaces at each Centre.
Is there first aid on site?
Yes, 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.
Do you offer access for visitors with disabilities?
Some centres have purpose-built accessible rooms.
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