AS/A2 Level programme - Geography themed day
In this visit, AS/A2 level students study sustainability and biodiversity management techniques in a traditionally managed wildflower meadow, coppiced and ancient woodland. The Millennium Seed Bank offers a look at worldwide ex situ conservation projects. The geography themed day is tailored to suit the needs of your group and planned in detail prior to the visit.
The Field Study Centre can be used as a base for your studies.
Students investigate biodiversity, consider the threats posed to it and observe sustainable management practice in action at Wakehurst.
- Length: Day visit - Includes 2 sessions designed around a theme.
- Group size: 20 students.
- Minimum supervision required: 1 adult per 10 students.
- Programme cost: Part of a full day programme - fee starts at £180 | See our detailed pricing plan for more information.
Our visits are tailored to suit your needs and the outcomes will be agreed at a planning meeting prior to the visit.
Links with the AS/A2 level curriculum
The specification for exam boards vary. When you book a visit at Wakehurst, let us know which exam board you are using and we will work with you to tailor the session for your students.
A typical day at Wakehurst is made up of two activities of approximately 1.5 - 2 hours each, one in the morning and one after lunch. We also offer a number of activity days, designed around a theme.
Once you've selected a combination of activities for your group, you can make a school booking to visit Wakehurst by filling in our online form.
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