Key Stage 1 courses
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Checklist of CEES Courses for pupils at:
Stibbington (S), Burwell (B), Wisbech (W) Vine House Farm (V) workshops in schools (X).
Click on the letter in the table under "centre" to view full details about each course.
|Subject||Course Title and Description||Centre|
|Science||Exploring our environment Observing and recording the variety of plants, animals and materials in the natural environment using the senses and a variety of practical activities.|
|Exploring minibeasts Exploring, observing, collecting, describing, sorting and recording the variety of minibeasts to be found in different habitats.|
|Exploring materials Exploring materials in the natural environment, and the uses of materials in the built environment, plus workshop activities involving describing, sorting and grouping sets of materials|
|Exploring plants Finding out about the parts of plants and using practical hands-on activities to explore different habitats where plants are found.|
|Geography||Teddy bears' treasure trail Introducing map work skills using a series of activities including a photo trail and a teddy bears' treasure hunt. A course designed to help KS1 pupils understand and enjoy using maps and thus reinforce work in a wide range of geographical study units.|
|Exploring a locality Exploring the rural locality (or urban at Wisbech) around the Centre and using photographs and a map to collect information and data about the locality, including buildings, traffic and land use.|
|History||Step back in time Step back in time to re-create life in late Victorian Stibbington. The course involves role play in costume, playing with period toys, singing games, observing buildings, handling domestic artefacts and sampling lessons in the Victorian classroom|
|Exploring change in Fenland past Exploring the history of the Fens and the impact of Fen drainage on land use and peoples' way of life. Original artefacts including Fenland tools and implements are used and compared with their modern equivalents.|
|Work, rest and play the Victorian way Re-enacting life as a servant in the Castle and hands-on “chores” such as washing, polishing and laying tables. Playing with reproduction toys and looking at Victorian buildings.|
|Literacy||Literacy through the environment Using story and the environment to inspire literacy and language development|
|Numeracy||Numeracy through the environment Practical activities designed to apply and develop numeracy skills in the outdoor environment|
|Art||Art through the environment Exploring, observing closely, and collecting from the environment, and recording using a variety of media.|
|RE||Christmas Nativity A re-enactment of the nativity story in the environment with role play, costume and singing, including following the nativity trail, registering at the census point finding no room at the Inn and ending in a “stable”.|