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Key Stage 1 Sessions - Hampstead Heath
Join us for a fun, inspiring outdoor learning experience. Connect with nature and ignite curiosity with our hands-on learning sessions.
From pond dipping and exploring habitats to orienteering and eco-art, we have lots of unforgettable sessions to offer - each designed to help children explore and discover nature and to support learning in schools.
If you have any questions you'd like answers to before you book, please call the Learning Team on 020 7482 7073 or email the Learning Team.
|State school session||£99 per session|
|Independent school session||£129 per session|
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KS1 school programmes
Learn about Hampstead Heath’s habitats and discover their inhabitants. Pond-dip and bug hunt in this hands-on session. Discover which creatures choose to live in our dedicated teaching gardens.
- Pond Dipping
- Bug Hunt
- Habitat Game
Discover common plants with our hands-on scavenger hunt. Learn the different parts of a plant through games and role play. Create your own plant-based artwork to bring back with you to school.
- Plant/Leaves Scavenger Hunt
- Needs of Life Game
- Create a plant artwork
Get creative at Hampstead Heath and make nature-inspired art. Explore textures, patterns and colours and try activities such as creating natural art works in small teams and sculpting with clay.
- Natural art works
- Clay sculpting
Can you find all the signs of the season? Explore Hampstead Heath with our spring scavenger hunt and learn about what birds do at this time of the year.
- Spring Scavenger Hunt
- Make a nest for the birds
- Learn some simple bird songs
Can you find all the signs of the season? Explore Hampstead Heath with our autumn scavenger hunt and learn about what happens to trees in the autumn and how animals prepare for the winter season
- Autumn Scavenger Hunt
- ‘Animals preparing for winter’ actions
- Autumnal art
Enjoy the story of ‘The Gruffalo’s Child’ and recreate the adventure through discovering animal tracks and building a shelter for the ‘Big Bad Mouse’ or another animal.
- Winter Scavenger Hunt
- Animal Tracks Challenge
- Making a mini shelter for the animals
Use a map to explore our teaching gardens. Once you have learnt how to use landmarks and directions to find your way around, will you be able to find the hidden treasure?
- Compass game
- Landmark Scavenger Hunt
- Treasure Maps/Hunt
Improve wellbeing, connect with nature, and take part in fun, sensory activities. Scientists have shown that spending time in nature improves wellbeing, so why not join us and experience how nature can make you feel good?
- Meet a tree
- Magic potions