Key Stage 3

Fully booked for summer term 2021, book now for the new school year beginning in September 2021.

Suntrap is situated in the heart of 2,400 hectares of the ancient woodland of Epping Forest, with its rich variety of habitats including woodland, grassland, heath, rivers, bogs and ponds, but within easy reach of east London.

Our 7 acre private site includes;
    •    4 fully equipped heated classrooms
    •    Full class sets of equipment including microscopes and compasses
    •    4 ponds (one fully accessible for wheelchair users)
    •    A range of animals suitable for handling*
    •    Outdoor classrooms and picnic areas
    •    Accessible terraced garden
    •    Wellies and waterproofs for all ages

*Due to Covid-19 restrictions pupils will be unable to handle the Suntrap animals until further notice.

Flexible and adaptable activities led by a Suntrap tutor offering outdoor fun and exploration, which can be tailored to meet your group’s needs.

Bring packed lunch with you to enjoy after you have worked up an appetite, you will have access to a room & toilets. Click here for prices.

We offer a range of outreach options for schools bringing Suntrap activities directly to you. 

Contact us to make a booking enquiry.

Find out about our all-year-round educational residentials by clicking here.

  • Exclusive use of residential facilities for your pupil bubble. Alternative dates offered for covid related cancellation.
  • Eco-residentials; cut your carbon emissions. Use public transport as far as Chingford Station. Your group will be met at the station for a discovery walk through the forest while your luggage is transferred to site by an electric vehicle.
  • Our wooden 4-person eco pods have underfloor heating and can cater for up to 80 in total.
  • We have two sets of 10 pods; nestled in a stunning meadow & sheltered by native trees.
  • The Lodge provides toilets, showers, and dining area with sliding doors to eat indoors or al fresco.
  • Drop your luggage off and let us explore together Epping Forest in all the glorious seasons!

We've made it easy, straight forward and bookable.

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