Outdoor Education in North and North East London

Outdoor Education in North and North East London

Outdoor education at Oak Hill Wood credit Abi March

We offer inspiring hands-on lessons amongst North London's wildlife at the following reserves:

Woodberry Wetlands

Facilities: Accessible toilets, secure cloakroom, indoor classroom, and a cafe.

School visits

Centre-led: 

A 90 minute sessions led by the London Wildlife Trust Outdoor Learning team cost £120 (+VAT) per class (maximum 30 children). Sessions are 10.30am-12.00pm or 1.00pm-2.30pm.

At Woodberry Wetlands, schoolchildren can go minibeast hunting, pond dipping, and take part in wildlife habitat walks. Our outdoor learning projects are developed in close dialogue with schools to ensure activities are linked to the national curriculum.

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Self-led: 

A self-led visit costs £30 (+VAT) per hour per class (maximum 30 children). Pond dipping is not available for self-led visits. Sessions are available between 9.30am-3.30pm.

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All school visits must be booked in advance.

Forest School sessions for children up to 16 years

Prices: Sessions are two hours long and cost £100 (+VAT) for a maximum of 15 students. Sessions can be booked in a block of six for £550 and are led by a qualified Forest School Level 3 Practitioner.

We can also offer tailor-made sessions to college and university students.

30% discount for centre-led and self-led visits in November, December or January.

Our Outdoor Learning Risk Assessment can be found here.

If you have any questions about school visits please contact Abi March on amarch@wildlondon.org.uk or call 020 3897 6154.

Address: East entrance via 1 Newnton Close, London N4 2RH

 

Nature Tots Forest School at Woodberry Wetlands

Let your children find their wild side! Join us at Nature Tots for 18 month – 5 year olds. We engage and inspire young people and their carers to connect with nature through hands-on outdoor activities around wildlife. 

Find out more about Nature Tots

Woodberry Wetlands

Woodberry Wetlands credit Penny Dixie 

Walthamstow Wetlands

At Walthamstow Wetlands, schoolchildren can investigate the plants and animals on site, make and follow maps, and take part in adventures. 

Facilities: Accessible toilets, an indoor classroom, picnic benches and a café.

Prices: Two-hour sessions led by staff cost £120 (+VAT). Self-led sessions cost £30 (+VAT).

For more information and to book a visit for your school email Fiona McGain on fmcgain@wildlondon.org.uk or call 02084 962115.

Woodberry Wetlands © Penny Dixie

Woodberry Wetlands © Penny Dixie

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These events are brilliant, relaxed, open, creative and inviting and the staff are great.

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London Wildlife Trust has received valuable funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery, which will enable us to deliver a wider series of regular outdoor classes to schoolchildren at our nature reserves across London.