Posts Tagged ‘kick sampling’

Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm

Friday 27th June 2014: Dr Beynon’s Bug Farm with Ysgol Glannau Gwaun   Dr Sarah Beynon invited us down to her farm with Ysgol Glannau Gwaun for a day filled with bug related activities.  Glannau Gwaun were the first EVER school to explore the farm!   Sarah took the pupils to search for local dung […]

Broad Haven with Roch CP

Thursday 5th June 2014:  Exploring fresh water habitats and hedge life in Broad Haven with Roch CP.

Pennar School @ Stackpole

We have teamed up with the National Trust staff at Stackpole to deliver a day full of activities in the woods and streams.  Year 5 from Pennar joined us on the first one for this academic year.  Half of the class explored the woods and played camouflage games whilst the other half kick sampled in […]

      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 […]

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.