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Teachers’ Tours of Harehope Quarry

Autumn Tours For teachers Inspiring the curriculum through outdoor learning Harehope Quarry, Frosterley 2nd and 3rd October 2018, 1.30pm – 3.00pm Come and discover the educational opportunities on offer at Harehope Quarry.  The session will include an introduction to the…
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Cold-blooded and Spineless

The North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Cold-blooded and Spineless project is launching the Bug Corner at the Durham Dales Centre o Saturday 22 September , 12.00pm – 3.00pm. Come along to this community event celebrating the wonder of the invertebrate kingdom.…
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Still moving forward

Our refurbishment of the classroom in the quarry is moving forward and we can at least now start to put things back together.  It seemed like a very long session  of pulling apart!  The new compost loos are now ready…
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Where I live

Twelve Year 1, 2 and 3 pupils from Frosterley Primary School visited Harehope this week as part their work on ‘Where I Live’.  They looked at why people had first come to  live in Frosterley, studied old photographs to find…
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The Oaks Secondary School @ Harehope Quarry

The Oaks Secondary School regularly uses the quarry for visits.  The site is used for a variety of outdoor learning activities from general environmental education and fieldwork to building confidence and self esteem.  One of the highlights of their visits is…
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First school visit

We’ve had our first school visit of the season today.  Years 4, 5 and 6 from Frosterley Primary School came to do a river study.  Everywhere was very wet and muddy but the river levels were low and the children made…
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Growing with schools – archive

With help from a Northern Green Networks grant we can now offer growing activities with schools. The grant has helped to develop an area for growing, put in a summerhouse to work from and bought tools and resources to start…
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