Outdoor Learning

Geography trip to Hothersall Lodge

Year 7 Geographers were out enjoying the spring sunshine and fresh air at Hothersall Lodge field study centre this week. Whilst there, the students put to practise their O.S. map skills which they have been learning this year and successfully orienteered their way around the woodland and meadows.

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They worked effectively in teams to solve various problems and negotiated a tricky low ropes course to develop their agility and communication skills.

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The pond dippers found the small lake to be teaming with life and the students were keen to identify the freshwater invertebrates caught in their nets.