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Introducing Fieldwork
Caption: Learn to work as a team

The aim of this visit is to use fieldwork to observe, measure and record the human and physical features in the local area.

Key Stage

This programme is suitable for Key Stage 4.

Dates

  • Autumn term: Monday to Friday
  • Spring term: Monday to Friday
  • Summer term: Monday or Tuesday

Costs and booking information

  Cost per pupil Booking Information
Introduction Fieldwork £3 Email transport.museum@east-lancs-rly.co.uk

Pre-booking is essential. Payment can be made on the day, receipt will be provided. No deposits required, no charge for accompanying staff.

Activities and Organisation

Introductory session emphasises small group working skills and the need for uniformity in data collection. Practical activities include:

  • Traffic Survey
  • Pedestrian Survey
  • Land Use Survey
  • Environmental Survey

What’s Included

  • Risk assessment
  • Provision of all necessary materials
  • Introduction to materials and skills
  • Practical activities on safe sites
  • Plenary session
  • Indoor and covered facilities
  • Question time

What to bring

Please ensure that when you visit us you bring with you the following items:

  • Comfortable footwear
  • Waterproof coat
  • Warm jumper and fleece
  • Gloves and hat
  • Packed lunch and drink

Umbrellas are available if required.

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