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 Home, sweet home  -  Exploring habitats  Observe and record the variety of plants and animals in the natural environment using the senses and practical scientific investigation activities.

S

B

  Badger’s day out  Boris the badger helps pupils to find out about the needs of living things.  Explore habitats, investigate the plants and animals that live there and observe their similarities and differences.

B

S

X

  Incy wincy spider - Explorng minibeasts Discover minibeasts in a variety of different habitats.  Identify creatures, sort them into groups, and consider how they are adapted to their environment.

S

B

X

  Materials matter - Explore and identify materials in the environment, examine their properties and uses, and describe, sort and group collections of different natural and un-natural materials

S

B

W

  How does your garden grow?  Find out about the importance of plants and about the parts of plant,s and use practical hands-on activities to explore different habitats where plants are found.

S

B

W

Geography Going on a bear hunt – Developing map skills  An introduction to map work skills using a series of activities including a photo trail and bear 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.

S

  Welcome to planet earth – Exploring a locality  Observe and explore a rural locality and use maps, photos and field work techniques to collect information and data about the locality, including buildings, traffic and land use.

S

  If you go down to the Castle today – Map skills and location  Use geographical fieldwork and observation to explore the delightful grounds of Wisbech Castle, and develop geographical knowledge and skills in the urban environment of Wisbech Town Centre.

W

History Step back in time – to Queen Victoria’s days  Re-create life in late Victorian Stibbington. This course involves role play in costume, playing with period toys, traditional singing games, observing buildings, handling domestic artefacts and sampling lessons in the Victorian classroom.

S

 
  Work, rest and play the Victorian way Re-enact life as a servant in the Castle and try hands-on “chores” such as washing, polishing and laying tables. Play with reproduction toys and look at Victorian buildings.

W

 
Literacy Words in the Woods:  Literacy through the environment Using story and the environment to inspire literacy and language development

S

Numeracy Numeracy through the environment  Practical activities designed to apply and develop numeracy skills in the outdoor environment
Art Eco Art and the environment Explore, observe closely, and collect from the environment, and record using a variety of media

S

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”.

S