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Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre Workshops & Residentials

Suitable for: Early Years Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception), Key Stage 1 (Years 1-2) and Key Stage 2 (Years 3-6):
Location: Ennerdale Valley, Lake District National Park
Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre, located in the picturesque Ennerdale Valley within the Lake District National Park,  specialise in creating impactful educational experiences that connect students of all ages with the natural world. Their facility offers both classroom spaces for day use and cosy hostel accommodations for longer stays, making it the perfect setting for a variety of educational activities. From day-long workshops to extended residential programmes, they are equipped to enhance learning with the beauty of the outdoors.

They are commitment extends beyond simply providing a venue. They embrace a teacher-led learning approach, supporting educators with customised lesson plans that integrate academic objectives with outdoor exploration, catering to a broad spectrum of subjects. This ensures educators have the flexibility to lead their own lessons or utilise our tailored resources, fostering a truly collaborative environment. Every visit is thus not only educational but also an inspiring journey into nature, underpinned by our dedication to enriching your students’ educational experiences in an unforgettable setting. By choosing Low Gillerthwaite, you’re opting for a partner committed to enhancing learning through the wonders of the natural world.

Curriculum Links:
Geography: Utilise the natural landscapes of Ennerdale Valley to explore physical geography, environmental science, and sustainable living practices.
Science: Engage with the diverse ecosystems for practical lessons in biology, ecology, and conservation.
Mathematics: Apply real-world data collection and analysis through outdoor activities, promoting a practical understanding of mathematical concepts.
History:Discover the rich history of the Ennerdale Valley, from ancient settlements to modern conservation efforts, through exploratory walks and site visits.
Physical Education:Take advantage of the natural terrain for activities that promote fitness, teamwork, and outdoor survival skills.
Art and Design: Draw inspiration from picturesque surroundings for creative projects in drawing, photography, and landscape painting.
English and Literature: Encourage creative writing, storytelling, and poetry inspired by the serene environment and outdoor experiences.
Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) Education: Foster personal development, teamwork, and leadership skills through group activities and challenges in an outdoor setting.
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