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Pupils become ‘mini-zoologists’ during this session as we explore how animals can be grouped by their characteristics.
Map the changes of a local historical site from pre-historic times, to the medieval village and the Gascoignes arrival at Lotherton in the 19th century.
Pupils explore the rainforest and the polar habitats. What are they like and how do the animals there survive?
Meet the young Florence Nightingale, cousin to the Gascoigne family of Lotherton. With their owl puppets, pupils will listen to Florence’s stories about looking after animals, her decision to become a nurse and her hopes for the future.
We provide activities to inspire your pupils’ creativity and learning in a varied and wondrous setting. These can include a yoga warm up, investigating and exploring, giant drawing and object handling.
Pupils can explore the animals, plants and resources found in rainforests around the world. Find out more about the Rainforest workshop
Discover the local history of Lotherton as a Voluntary Aid Detachment hospital during the First World War.
Pupils discover the reasons animals need to eat and the difference between herbivores, carnivores and omnivores.
Immerse yourself in a significant point of British history and evacuate your pupils back in time to the Second World War.