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Open Daily 10am - 5pm

01588 676060 / 01588 676998     info@shropshirehillsdiscoverycentre.co.uk

Get Cooking for Key Stage 2 at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre

KS2 Cross-Curricular Activities

Stone Soup

Make delicious, seasonal soup while listening as a tale of trickery unfolds.  As you wait for your soup to cook, taste different types of bread from around the world.  In our community garden allotments identify and explore seasonal vegetables growing there.
Curriculum Links: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, Science –Plants Yr3
Maximum group size: 70   
Cost: see charges  
Available all year

Rock Recipes

Find out about how the three main types of rock are formed during this hands-on cookery session: make sedimentary sandwiches, metamorphic pancakes and edible igneous rock. Do our Secret Stones GPS trail to find local rock examples.
Curriculum Links: D&T - Cooking and nutrition, Science – Rocks Yr3
Maximum group size: 35  
Cost: see charges    
Available March – Nov

Secret Hills Exhibition

Take a fascinating journey through Shropshire’s past: meet a mammoth; explore an Iron Age roundhouse; and take off with our film panorama that drifts across the local landscape like a hot air balloon. Focus tasks will also challenge the children during their time in the exhibition.

Free to any school booking a led activity, otherwise £2.75 per child aged five or over; one adult to every ten children free of charge, additional adults £3.25.

Prices

The standard price structure for the led activities is:

  • 25 children or fewer – £90 + VAT
  • 26 to 35 children (or one class, whichever number is larger) – £120 + VAT
  • 36 to 50 children – £180 + VAT
  • 51 to 70 children – £240 + VAT

Further information and booking

Click here to download a copy of our 2016 Education Brochure.

For further details of individual activities, to discuss your individual requirements and/or to make a booking, please call 01588 676060 or contact Laura or Stephanie at Shropshire Hills Discovery Centre.


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Events

Family friendly events and activities

Make a dreamcatcher, take a GPS led walk in the meadows, make a camp fire and toast tasty treats

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Onny Meadow

30 acres beside the River Onny

Well signposted for gentle strolls

FREE ENTRANCE to 30 acres of riverside paths, wild flowers and woodland all in the shadow of an Iron Age hillfort.

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Upcoming Events...

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Understand just how beneficial Nordic walking can be and how it is far more than just walking with poles!

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