Wild Escapes- Nationwide Funded project for schools and museums

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Take part in this really exciting National project working with Cliffe Castle Museum around the theme of Biodiversity.

 

 

It’s a full day and its completely FREE!

We still have availability for 60 children.

 

We are working on a project on ecosystems and biodiversity called ‘The Wild Escape’, a national project supported by Artfund uk. The project is aimed at KS2 students and their families.

This website gives a bit more info about the project.

https://thewildescape.org.uk/

 

Rough outline:-

We will be working with a local textiles artist and the parks team at Cliffe castle Museum. The students will participate in a workshop thinking about the Biodiversity in the park and the importance/role of  plants and animals within ecosystems. The session will be led by the artist, parks team and the museums learning team. It will be a full day experience for the children and their parents/carers are encouraged to come along for the day.

 

It will include;-

·         Looking at Natural sciences collections and learning about plants/animals/habitats.

·         Thinking about the importance of biodiversity and how species support each other in an environment

·         An arts/textiles based outcome to be displayed in the museum/ in school

·         Hopefully working with the bees/ thinking about pollinators

·         Working with children but also their families/ carers- so they will be invited along to the workshop as well.

·         Having a take home arts activity for families to do at home.

·         Having a celebration event on/around World Earth Day in April.

 

Rough timeline;-

·         March- Museums and parks team to come and explain the project to the class and parents in school. 

·         March 22nd , 23rd or 24th- spending a day at Cliffe Castle

·         April/ May- a celebration linking in with World Earth Day

For more details please contact Nicola Fox or learning@bradford.gov.uk

 


Opportunity

Published: 21/02/2023
Audience: Calling all KS2 teachers/ Parental Involvement workers!
Contact: Nicola Fox

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