Environmental education

Beechwood Park workshops

Sensory Walks

A special walk which encourages children to explore an area in a very 'hands on' way, using activities which encourage the use of all senses. Walks are tailored to fit individual requirements. Suitable for Reception, Key Stage 1 and 2.

Wildlife Discovery Toddle

Short walk with activities aimed at children aged 3-5. Participants get the chance to meet local mini beasts, hunt for colours and make a leaf crown to take home.

Mini beasts

Explore the world of mini beasts on a safari through the wood. Compare and contrast the inhabitants of a variety of habitats including woodland floor, trees (alive and dead) and grassland. Includes the use of simple keys and species recording. Suitable for Reception, Key Stage 1 and 2 - session varies in complexity depending on age group of pupils.

Native American Indians

Bring your class along to learn more about the first people who lived in harmony with the Earth. Make a head dress, learn how to look for animal tracks and signs and listen to a traditional Native American story in the Teepee.


How to get to Beechwood Park, Holmfield

Beechwood Park in Holmfield is situated off Beechwood Drive in North Halifax. There is a free car park off Heathy Lane.

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Last Updated: 20/09/2016