School Visits

  • We are well geared to school visits, with teaching materials and knowledgeable and experienced staff who will create a tailor-made visit for your class.
  • Topic packages to plan your day around specific topics commonly studied at Wilderness Wood.
  • The wood is a marvellous resource for all age-groups, from Reception to A-Level.
  • Teachers’ packs for KS1, KS2, Secondary levels, including subject webs for all National Curriculum subjects at KS1 and KS2, maps, background information, activities and worksheets.
  • Go to links page for lots of useful websites on woodlands and trees, and woodland education.
  • Guided walks and woodland activities are adapted to your age group and topic, covering anything from the seasons, minibeasts, wood as a material, plant growth or the Victorians to A-Level geography or biology. Shelter building activities are also popular – see our castaway information for details.
  • Hands-on demonstrations of tuning a pole into a wood product.
  • Good disabled access, including “easy-access” trail.
  • Picnic area, adventure play area, souvenirs, toilets, coach parking, full insurance.
  • Risk assessment forms available in each teachers pack.
  • Plenty of shelter in and around the barn.
  • Free pre-visits for teachers.

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