Biology fieldwork day trip

The biology fieldwork courses at Amersham are tailored to A Level, Higher or IB specifications with relevant syllabus content and practicals. This experience will provide more than a replica of what your pupils will experience and give you top tips on arranging and managing field trips.

  • Date: 3 November 2023
  • Start time: 10:00
  • End time: 16:00
  • Location: Amersham
  • Deposit: £30 (refunded after attendance)


  • 10:00 Arrival
  • Welcome and tour of centre
  • Setting up investigations linked to assessed practicals, CPACs and PAGs
  • Risk assessment
  • Coffee Break
  • 11:00 Woodland Ecology Fieldwork
  • Fieldwork skills including random sampling and systematic sampling, using quadrats, abiotic factors and identifying plants
  • Forest Bathing activities- woodland wellbeing
  • 13:00 Break for packed lunch
  • 13:30 Terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates- build confidence with sampling methods, classification and idenfication
  • Choosing a statistical test
  • Evaluating methods
  • 15:30 Tea Break
  • Round up – what’s next and how to book
  • 16:00 Depart from centre

What’s included:

  • Sample activities and a tour of the centre
  • Hot and cold drinks
  • Free Wifi

Please bring:

  • Warm, comfortable clothing
  • Outdoor footwear
  • A waterproof jacket
  • A packed lunch

Any other detail:

Free parking onsite, the field centre is also accessible by public transport

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Opportunities to attend this course

  • Fri 03, November 2023 10:00 - 16:00

    Biology fieldwork day trip

    South East