KS3

KS3 taught programmes Half/full day 

Relationships in an Ecosystem - Learn about the interdependence of holly trees, holly leaf miners and blue-tits

Half

Photosynthesis - Collect a range of leaves, see their adaptations and look at variation in stomatal types using microscopes

Half

Natural Selection – conduct practical simulations that shows how only the better adapted individuals survive. Activities involve camouflage and the different shapes of bird-beaks

Half

Adaptations - Compare plant adaptations in desert, tropical rainforest, alpine (cold environment) and temperate woodland. Examine carnivorous plant adaptations. Pond dip to discover adaptations in pond life

Full

Maths – a series of fun, practical and investigative activities indoors and out covering a range of different maths topics: choose Fibonacci Fun or our Maths Trail

Full

Botanica Workshop (citizenship) – a simulation exercise based in a developing country. Students in groups take on citizen roles and consider whether this country should host an international sporting event. Presentations, debate, voting and linking to real life examples. Can also be delivered in school

Half

Global Fruit Trail (citizenship) – follow a trail around the Garden and take part in a quiz about different fruits, make a fruit kebab to eat and consider a range of sustainability issues in a series of interactive activities. The sustainability activities can also be delivered in school

Full

Team Building – a variety of fun interactive activities, indoors and out, designed to encourage collaboration. Can be adapted to fit the needs of your group

Half or full

Art in the Garden – bespoke topics by arrangement

Half or full 
  • Numbers: Group size up to 30 per session
  • Cost: £5.90 per student for full day (£141.60 minimum charge), £4.90 for half day (£117.60 minimum charge), no charge for accompanying adults.
  • Time of year: All programmes listed above can be taught throughout the year.
  • Staffing: For safety and to enable students to get the most out of the activities we ask that you bring at least one adult per 15 students

For more information please contact us on 0116 271 2933 or email us.