Wollaton Hall façade currently has scaffolding in place as part of programme works.

Wild Words


Curriculum links

English Writing

  • Writing Poetry
  • Composition skills, planning writing, evaluating and editing, reviewing and sharing work
  • Write clearly, accurately and coherently, adapting their language and style in and for a range of contexts, purposes and audiences
  • Acquire a wide vocabulary, listen and respond

Create poetry inspired by the habitats, wildlife and ecosystem in Wollaton Park. This session will include writing outdoors in different locations around the site, learning about and responding to the flora and fauna of the area whilst learning about the park’s unique micro-habitats and the vital part they play. Pupils will develop their skills in poetry composition and widen their vocabulary to create a piece of eco-poetry.

  • Writing and reading poetry: developing skills in comprehension and composition, writing descriptive and evocative poems.
  • Understanding relationships between animals and habitats on site (e.g. deadwood habitats).
  • First hand practical experiences: data collection, identifying animals and plants.
  • Emotional wellbeing: spending time outdoors in nature.

Session Duration: 1.5 hours | 10.30am–12.00pm or 1.00pm – 2.30pm.
Cost: £180

Key Stage: 2/3

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