FSC | Field Studies Council

Field Studies Council: Bringing Environmental Understanding to All

Kit List

What to Bring

  • Warm old clothing for outdoor work (not jeans) Birdwatching , Dogs And Animals . July 2012 039
  • Hat, scarf & gloves
  • Warm coat / fleece
  • Towels & toiletries
  • Waterproof jacket*
  • Waterproof trousers*
  • Wellington boots* (plus thick socks)
  • Small day sack*
  • Trainers (for sand dune work)
  • Indoor shoes or slippers
  • Outdoor walking shoes / boots (optional)
  • Sun cream and sun hat and sun glasses
  • Any necessary medication
  • Wash kit
  • Pyjamas
  • Torch
  • Lunch box and drinks bottle / flask
  • Scientific calculator (eg. Casio)
  • Pens, pencils & 30cm ruler
  • Washing up gloves (Marigold type)
  • File paper & notebook
  • USB memory stick/flash drive

All bedding is provided

*can be hired from Centre for £2 per item or £5 for 3 items. Jackets and trousers in sizes S-XXL, wellies in sizes 3-14.

There will be a considerable amount of time spent outdoors, please make sure that you bring plenty of warm and
windproof clothing. Please do not bring any aerosol sprays, as they may trigger the fire alarm.

Electrical Equipment
Due to health and safety regulations visitors may not bring any electrical items for use in the main house. As electrical
items are considered a fire risk, we are required to confiscate any items and return them on departure. Mobile phones
may be brought for use in an emergency and can be charged in the classrooms if necessary.


Please find downloadable documents below: 

Student Information Documents

Information for KS2 pupils

Information for KS3 pupils

Information for AS/A2 Geology students

Information for KS4 and AS/A2 students

Information for KS4 and AS/A2 students - Day Visit

Information for KS4 and AS/A2 students - Off-Site Visit

Information for Undergraduates

Staff Information Documents

Staff Roles and Responsibilities KS2

Staff Roles and Responsibilities KS3

Staff Roles and Responsibilites KS4 and AS/A2

Information for University Staff

Teacher Information Documents

Information for KS2 Teachers

Information for KS3 Teachers

Information for KS4 and AS/A2 Teachers