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School visits to Riverside Country Park
Education programmes at Riverside
Rangers are available to co-ordinate and lead activities and
visits are tailored to meet the specific needs of each class. All
lessons have been designed with National Curriculum Standards in
mind. The most popular lessons are listed below:
- Orienteering: in this lesson students navigate
themselves around the park looking for orienteering posts.
- Mini-beasts: in this summer activity, students
learn about the variety of mini-beasts that live at Riverside.
- Estuary walk: a walk along the shore to Horrid
Hill, during which students find out about the cultural and natural
history of the area.
- Pond dipping: in this spring and early summer
activity students explore the life that lives in Sharp’s Green
Pond. Please note, availability of this lesson is subject to water
levels in the pond.