Where once there were storage lagoons for the neighbouring power station, there is now a thriving nature reserve.
Book your place
Interested in bringing your class to our reserve? Complete a booking request form and send it in below.
What we offer
Please note that visits to Newport Wetlands will resume in Summer Term 2022.
Home to a wealth of wildlife, children can investigate habitats and adaptations dipping into our ponds or watching the many ducks, geese and swans that visit the reserve.
We have a classroom and a full range of equipment to support an exciting range of hands-on activities so your class can get the most from their visit.
Bring your class to Newport Wetlands for an unforgettable experience designed to bring learning to life.
To find out more, take a look at the list of the programmes and contact us to make a booking.
Each programme is designed to last two hours; sessions run from 10am to 12pm and then 12.30 to 2.30pm. Two programmes can be combined to make a whole-day visit.
How to find us:
For directions to Newport Wetlands visit the reserve page.
Programmes available on this reserve
PDF, 233KbFoundation Phase - Brilliant Birds
PDF, 234KbFoundation Phase Discovering Mud Minibeasts
PDF, 235KbFoundation Phase Discovering Land Minibeasts
PDF, 154KbFoundation Phase Seasonal Sensory Walk
PDF, 156KbFoundation Phase Plant Detectives
PDF, 71KbKS2 Investigating Minibeasts
PDF, 76KbKS2 Living Things and their Habitat
PDF, 77KbKS2 Pond Habitat Study
PDF, 75KbKS2 Discovering Birds
Word doc, 29KbKS3 Geographical fieldwork
Word doc, 33KbKS3 Science Ecological investigations and sampling
Word doc, 27KbKS4 GCSE Geography (2016) Ecosystems
Word doc, 29KbKS4 GCSE ScienceBiology (2016) Managing for Water Quality
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A Level Biology Sampling Biodiversity
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A Level Geography (2016) Ecosystems and Sustainability