Beach School uses the coast as a platform for a whole new learning experience that provides children with the opportunity to explore their natural surroundings in an organised setting.
Beach School is about educating children through a variety of; raising awareness about their local coastal environment and how they can help to sustain it for future generations.
- How to behave sensibly and act responsibly when using the beach
- Seasons and tides
- Pressures on the marine environment; including over fishing and marine pollution
- Species identification and information
- How marine flora and fauna are adapted to survive in their environment
- Mini beach cleans
- Environmental/marine art
Through these activities children will also develop important life skills such as team working, confidence in an outdoor setting and emotional intelligence.