Awaken your pupils' senses to nature with an active, hands-on experience that will engage and inspire them.
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Interested in bringing your class to our reserve? Complete a booking request form and send it in below.
What we offer
With the chance to experience a wonderful range of wildlife that lies in the heart of our industrial landscape, Saltholme can provide an exciting school trip for your pupils.
There is a range of of habitats filled with plants and animals, which your group can explore through experience-led visits or more formal field work.
Our well-equipped visitor centre has an education room, and within easy walking distance of this there is a specially-designed discovery zone complete with pond dipping platforms, minibeast areas and a light-filled, welcoming bird hide.
We have everything that you need for your class to have a fun, safe and educational visit.
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 Saltholme visit the reserve page.
Programmes available on this reserve
Word doc, 29KbKS3 Geographical fieldwork
Word doc, 33KbKS3 Science Ecological investigations and sampling
Word doc, 26KbKS5 A Level Geography (2016) Ecosystems and Sustainability
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A level Biology Succession
Word doc, 27KbKS5 A Level Biology Sampling Biodiversity
Word doc, 26KbKS5 A Level Biology Human Impact