Science

Suntrap science activities allow pupils to learn through exciting first-hand practical experiences, providing opportunities to work scientifically, through scientific enquiry.

  • Amazing animals and plant explorers - Find out about the animals which live at Suntrap and go on a plant adventure in the forest.Curriculum links: Y1 Science (Plants, Animals including humans)
  • Forest sensory trail - Use your senses to explore the forest & try to identify some plants. Curriculum links: Y1 Science (Plants, Animals including humans, everyday materials and seasonal changes) Y2 Science (Living things and their habitats, Animals including humans)
  • Comparing animals from different habitats - Meet & handle Suntrap’s animals before going out to explore some of the invertebrate animals which live in the forest. Curriculum links: Y2 Science (Living things and their habitats, Animals)
  • Pond dipping (April-October) - Collect & identify animals from one of the Suntrap ponds. Find out about life cycles & food chains. Curriculum links: Y2 Science (Living things and their habitats, Animals)

Informed children about habitats, taught the children how to look after animals. Great use of scientific vocabulary.

Geography

Fun & cross-curricular