Sessions in the parks: Primary schools

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Our sessions can be hosted in almost all of our sites across Milton Keynes. We always recommend that, where possible, your group walks to their local park and we meet you there. Not only will this cut down on transport costs, but it will help reduce all of our Carbon Footprints - something we are very passionate about at the Trust. Don't forget that the parks in the Trust’s care include ancient woodlands, SSSI sites, balancing lakes and linear river parks.


Charges for Sessions in Parks:

  • Schools: charges for a half-day session are £3.00 per child
  • Pre-schools/Foundation Stage: Learning for Little People sessions last one hour and cost £2.50 per child

We also run two Education Centres. If you require more facilities then why not take a look at the Centre Sessions: Howe Park Wood Education & Visitor Centre or Linford Lakes Nature Reserve Education Centre. Please note, these sessions have an additional cost.

Outdoor Learning Sessions in our Parks

Learning for Little People:

We offer children the opportunity to explore the outdoor environment through a wide range of short, fun and interactive sessions. These sessions support many areas of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) including learning and development, and lead onto further additional learning which can take place back in the classroom (please note these sessions last for one hour).

Teddy (available year round)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar (available April-October)

Where the Wild Things Are (available year round)

Key Stages 1 & 2:

We offer schools a wide choice of activities to help students achieve a better understanding of the parks and the wildlife within them, and to help broaden their educational experience. Most sessions last 1 hour and 45 minutes and are designed to support many areas of the National Curriculum including science, geography, art, history, social skills and well-being. Our team are also experienced in delivering sessions for those with additional needs, please get in touch to discuss these options.

Seasons and Senses - KS1 only

Art in the Park - KS1&2 (Available at Campbell Park only)

Habitats and Minibeasts - KS1&2 (Available March - October only)

Seasonal Walks - KS1&2

The Life of Plants - KS1&2

Nature and Me (Mindfulness Session) - KS1&2

The Birds and The Bees (Animal Reproduction) - KS1&2

Wonderful Wings - KS1&2

Team Challenges & Survival Skills - KS2 only (This session is site-specific)

Geology Rocks! - KS2 only (This session is site-specific)

River Explorers - KS2 only (This session is site-specific)

Endangered Animals and Their Habitats - KS2 only (This session is site-specific)

Risk Assessments

Please follow this link for our Risk Assessments. Please note that organisers are responsible for their own risk assessments and will need to adapt these as they see fit.

Booking 

If you are interested in finding out more, please fill out the School enquiry form below.

If you are ready to book, please read our School Booking Terms and Conditions and then please follow the link to the Full Booking Form.

Primary School enquiry form

Please choose a parkland
You can find a list of our current activities on our website

If you want to speak to a member of staff direct, please contact the team at 01908 233600 or outdoorlearning@theparkstrust.com


  • Find out more about The Department of Education's Activity Passports for children aged 4 to 11
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