We would like to welcome you to Ashdown Forest to deepen your skills and knowledge of your local environment and start a conversation about how...
October 4, 2023 at 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ashdown Forest Centre,
We would like to welcome you to Ashdown Forest to deepen your skills and knowledge of your local environment and start a conversation about how the Forest Education Team can support your teaching. This session is suitable for secondary staff who teach Science, Geography, Geology and the new Natural History GCSE.
During this session we will introduce practical skills on a brief walk out onto the Forest. We will point out areas to visit and advise the best routes and areas suitable for your learning experience. There will also be time for questions, discussion and networking.
• Gain a better understanding of the natural ecosystems found within Ashdown Forest.
• Learn how to access the site and look after it safely as a Visitor.
• Get to know and locate specific areas of interest.
• Get examples of unique and specific fauna and flora found at Ashdown Forest.
• Gain evidence of conservation success and habitat management techniques.
• Build understanding of the landscape of the High Weald AONB.
• Have a chance to network with other local schools.
Teachers will take away:
• A deeper relationship with Ashdown Forest and understand its local relevance.
• Tips and tricks on having a great day out.
• A point of contact at for questions and advice.
• A desire to return.
For more information please contact: [email protected]. This training session is being run in partnership with the High Weald AONB project.
Tea, coffee and cake will be provided on your arrival.
Venue: The Ashdown Forest Centre, Colemans Hatch Road, Wych Cross, East Sussex, RH18 5JP
This session is free but booking is essential as there are limited places available. For more information and to reserve a place, please visit the Eventbrite booking page.