Year 4 from Tavernspite are currently studying habitats, they came with us to Colby Woodland Gardens – a National Trust site. The pupils carried out some kick sampling and pond dipping to learn about all of the freshwater organisms that live at Colby. The pupils found a couple of Palmate newts (Lissotriton helvetica), they [...]
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We took Year 6 from Manorbier school to some woods near Cresswell Quay which is the base for Buzzard Chris and his bushcraft. Half of the pupils identified trees, learnt about their medicinal uses and then started their own fires and carved some wood. The other half exlpored the river and streams in the woodland and [...]
With the help of Anthony the Habour Master in Solva we took Year 5 and Year 6 from Solva school kick sampling in the river followed by seine netting in the sea.
Today we took Year 5 from Broad Haven School to their local stream to do some kick sampling as part of Pembrokeshire Outdoor Schools. They found lots of creatures including Elvers, flattened and burrowing Mayfly nymphs and freshwater shrimp.