Finlaystone House
Schools & Nurseries

Finlaystone attracts over 3,500 school and nursery children every year who visit for fun and education. Our Rangers work with teachers in arranging activities to promote an understanding and appreciation of our natural surroundings.

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We can accommodate visits all year round but booking is essential to ensure we can provide appropriate ranger support.

Visits are Curriculum based and some of the topics currently on offer include:

Topics
P1
P2
P3
P4
P5
P6
P7
My First Nature Walk
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Minibeast Safari
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sensational Senses
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Art in Nature
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
How the Garden Works
No
Poss
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Tracks and Trails
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Saving the Earth (Recycling and Renewing)*
No
No
No
Poss
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plants and Animals
No
Poss
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Trees
No
Poss
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Ranger Hike
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Den Building
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
      • Please bring your own washed 500ml and 2 Litre bottles for this event.

These topics are suitable for children ages 5 to 10 in addition we are also please to discuss with teachers any other topics to meet individual class needs or Citizen Science requirements.

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In addition to school and nursery visits we provide placements for pupils and students to gain experience in outdoor and gardening experience.

Further details for teachers & booking form

Book a Nursery Visit

What children have to say about their visit

Book a Group Visit

Book a Children’s Party



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