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Educational Visit: Chesterfield at Christmas
16 Oct
Key Stage 1: A special Christmas treat for your KS1 pupils which is linked to the RE curriculum. A visit to Chesterfield to look at the differences in how the town and the church prepare for the most magical time of the year. The children will make a beautiful Christmas decoration to take home, and will hear the story of the nativity in the ‘Crooked Spire’ Church using the church’s nativity figures. The day will run from 9.30 am to 2.30 pm and visits are priced at £60 Day rate plus £6.00 per child per day. Limited dates available in December, so please book early. For more information please see the attached programme, or contact: environmentalstudies@derbyshire.gov.uk
Educational Visit: Discovering history and engineering in Belper
11 Oct
Derbyshire Environmental Studies Service have an exciting new educational visit aimed at KS1 & KS2 pupils. Exploring the historic sites of Strutt’s North Mill and the River Gardens, KS1 pupils will investigate a variety of artefacts and old photos to discover how Belper today has been built around the Textile industry, and how the Strutt family legacy impacted the lives of the people of Belper and the world at large. KS2 pupils will investigate the different waterwheel designs used within the mill, using this knowledge to design and make their own waterwheels and understand some of the basic principles of energy transference. Pupils will also learn how Mill buildings were designed and engineered, making them forerunners to modern skyscrapers. Visits are priced at £60 Day rate plus £7.50 per child per day, including admission to Strutt’s North Mill. For more information please see the attached brochure, or to book please click here.
Early Help Offer Workshops
10 Oct
Invitation to Early Help Offer Workshops. Please download the attached flyer for full details.