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Green Generations Green Generations brings together an exciting new range of projects offered by Northfield Ecocentre. All our activities can be tailored to meet your pupil and school needs. Talk to us about how we can link to existing curriculum needs or provide sessions tailored to pupil premium. We offer a range of activities aimed at pupils, parents and schools at key stages 1 & 2 levels. All activities can be run as part of the school day or after school inviting parents to join in. All our activities inspire children to question, explore and learn about the world around them.

My daughter really enjoys the sessions, they are always very good, lots of materials, staff are friendly and helpful.

타 The Wild Bunch is an outdoor learning programme providing forest school activities, developing active kids with a love of nature. 타 Growing Together teaches children how to grow food, healthy eating habits, and how to cook the produce. 타 Ecostars is a programme of indoor learning activities including recycled crafts, experiments and educational games. www.northfieldecocentre.org 0121 448 0119 Owned by Central England Area Quakers, Registered charity no. 224571

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The Wild Bunch: Forest Schools Learning through Nature

Exploring Nature

Our experienced level 3 practitioners provide children with opportunities to explore, learn and take decisions in a safe and inspiring environment. Activities, designed to meet the needs of all learning styles, promote child-led play and develop physical, communication and social skills. Sessions can be delivered at your site or at our outdoor learning area at Masefield Community Garden.

Mini Beast Safaris

Plant & Wildlife Identification

Natural Crafts

Den making

Curriculum Links:

Games & Music

Forest Schools link well into the current KS1 & 2 national curriculum, for example: Science ● Exploring the 5 senses ● Life processes of flora & fauna in the local environment ● Eating healthly and excersising

Geography ● Recognise changes in the environment www.northfieldecocentre.org 0121 448 0119 Owned by Central England Area Quakers, Registered charity no. 224571

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Growing Together Exploring Food Learn to grow fruit, vegetables and flowers and develop an understanding of nature and caring for wildlife. These sessions provide an opportunity for children to get active, develop healthy eating habits and get a bit mucky!

We can work with you and the pupils to design and develop a food growing space too.

Our staff have full DBS checks and are qualified in paediatric first aid.

What does it cost? We can run sessions in school or at the Ecocentre/Community Garden. Our costs include travel, resources and delivery. One full day: £170 One day per term: £1,800 One half day: £85 One half day per term: £900 One after school session: £70 After school club £750

What does that cover? Forest Schools at school site

Forest Schools at Masefield

Full Day

Up to 2 classes

15 children per session - 3 sessions

Half Day

1 class

15 children per session - 1 session

Up to 15 After families/30 School children

up to 15 children/ families

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EcoSt rs

Making a difference

Using interactive classroom based activities we explore a wide range of sustainability and environmental themes in hour long sessions. All sessions are practical with activities including games, quizzes, writing, story-telling, art and role play. Schools can choose one session or a course.

Curriculum Links:

Climate Change

EcoStars links well into the current KS1 & 2 national curriculum, for example: Geography

Energy

â—? Recognise how people can improve or damage the environment â—? Recognise changes in the environment

Transport

Waste & Recycling

Food


EcoSt rs Cont… Making Things! We have developed a series of craft activities and experiments with stuff that’s usually thrown away in true Blue Peter style. Children can get their hands dirty, have fun and learn all about the amazing world we live in and how we can make a difference.

We have worked with local families and schools over the What does it cost? past five years developing our We can run sessions in school and our costs activities and resources. include travel, resources and delivery. One full day: £170 / One day per term: £1,800 One half day:£85 / One half day per term: £900 One after school session: £70 After school club £750 We can deliver bespoke sessions or design and deliver projects for the whole school or particular year groups. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

What does that cover?

Full Day Half Day After School

EcoStars Up to 4 classes 2 classes up to 15 families / 30 children

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- Outline of potential efficiency investments & paybacks - Advice on grants, schemes & projects

From Only £125

Get Cycling with Cycle South Brum ● Led bike rides for pupils & families tailored to your school ● Bike ability sessions ● Free child & adult bike Contact cycling@northfieldecocentre.org for more information

Plant an woodland orchard in your school We can design an orchard for your school grounds and provide the trees for just £1 each including apple, pear, cherry, plum, and hazel. Have your own source of fresh fruit to promote healthy eating. We can run activities with pupils around the orchard project. www.northfieldecocentre.org 0121 448 0119 Owned by Central England Area Quakers, Registered charity no. 224571

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To find out more contact Georgia Stokes or Anne Dasgupta T: 0121 448 0119 Email: enquiries@northfieldecocentre.org Web: www.northfieldecocentre.org

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