A Level

A Level Programmes

Our sites provide a range of habitats including saltmarsh, coastal areas including coastal realignment, ponds, woodland and meadows. These provide the opportunities for developing skills relating to scientific attitudes, experimental skills and investigations, ecosystems and geographical skills and fieldwork. We provide all equipment and expertise and can help you select the perfect site to fit your requirements depending on whether you are investigating coastal processes, studying ecological succession or investigating other aspects of the natural world or human impacts.

We provide all risk assessments, equipment and expertise and we have the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality badge. All our activities can be adapted to meet all learning needs and our sites are accessible.

Select from the activities below and contact us to create a programme that meets your needs.

Contact us

For bookings and more information contact the visitor centre of your choice or the Outdoor Learning team telephone 01621 862992 or email

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A Level Coastal studies

Coastal studies

Collect primary data and investigate coastal landforms, coastal realignment, processes and human impacts on these processes.

A Level River Studies

River Studies

Use equipment to uncover the secret world of river wildlife and measure flow and understand the river from source to sea.

A Level Habitat surveys

Habitat surveys

Use equipment and techniques to collect scientific data and practise sampling in ponds, saltmarsh, meadows and woodland.

A Level Ecosystem investigations

Ecosystem investigations

Identify trophic levels, create food webs and carry out energy dispersal calculations to learn how energy flows through an ecosystem.

A Level Biological sampling

Biological sampling

Practise biological skills and techniques by selecting from a range of activities for example mammal trapping or transects.

Contact us

For bookings and more information contact the visitor centre of your choice or the Outdoor Learning team telephone 01621 862992 or email

Visitor centre contact details