Structured Educational Experiences
Below are some of the current lessons that we offer which can be altered to meet the students' ability and level of study.
How birds of prey work as part of the food chain, their biological adaptations that help them hunt for prey and survive from predation, as well as the anatomy and inner workings of the different species.
Falconry through the ages – an interesting lesson on how falconry has been practised for almost 3000 years, how it has spread across the globe and how the sport has developed from humble beginnings to what it is today. The pupils will also learn the origin of several of the phrases that we use today, for example “under the thumb”, “sharp set” and “fed-up”, which all stem from falconry.
For photography students the birds can again be stood out on perches for them to photograph. Students also have the chance to photograph these birds in flight, which can be done inside or outside, weather permitting, giving the rare opportunity to capture our beautiful birds amongst the natural world.
Participants will learn about a variety of different birds from across the globe, their habitats, and how these birds have adapted to their ecosystems.
The team is also available for life drawing and photography sessions.
For Art students the birds will be stood out on perches (this can be done inside or outside depending on weather) and there is the choice of :
For any more information on these lessons, or if you'd like to discuss your own ideas for different lesson plans, please feel free to contact our team.