Airfield House and Farm
Our child-centred pre-school and primary school education programmes provides a fantastic opportunity for active learning in a unique and relaxed outdoor environment that celebrates food, farming and the natural world. Schools can now benefit from Airfield’s extended food gardens, all weather teaching facilities, a fully accessible farmyard and our wonderful wildlife areas.
All our primary school programmes are linked to Primary Curriculum and the Discovery Primary Maths and Science Programme.
For a full list of educational options please got to www.airfield.ie or ring us on 01 969 6666
Dublin Zoo's 70-acre park is home to some 600 animals in an environment where education and conservation combine for an exciting and unforgettable experience. The education department is staffed by experienced; professional teachers and can cater for learners of all ages and abilities. Programmes and workshops offered embrace the skills and objectives of the SESE and Maths curricula and participating schools carry out a range of science activities in the Zoo classroom and are encouraged to undertake additional explorative projects.
North Bull Island
North Bull Island is 5KM long by 800 Meters wide and is situated in the northern part of Dublin bay. The island is only 200 years old and is still growing in seawards direction. North Bull Island was designated the first Unesco biosphere reserve in the Rep. Of Ireland. The island is a scientific area of conservation and also a state nature reserve. The interpretive centre caters for groups of all ages with an interest in ecology.
The Rediscovery Centre
The Rediscovery Centre offers a range of workshops for junior infants to 6th class which focus on fun interactive learning.
All our workshops are linked to the SESE curriculum and are based on hands-on enquiry and experiential learning. Workshops are tailored to your requirements. Please contact us to book or for further details.
In-house workshop at our Education Centre in Ballymun: Waste, Energy, Energy & Circuits, and Biodiversity.
Outreach workshops in your school: Waste, Energy, Energy & Circuits, Biodiversity, Forces, Sustainable Travel, Water, Litter, Rockets & Space
Located in Dublin's city centre, easily accessed by public transport and in close proximity to a range of urban parklands, ECO-UNESCO is offering a range of workshops (1.5 to 3.5 hrs) to help capture children's imaginations and develop a deeper understanding of the natural environment.
Through interactive hands-on, curriculum-linked activities, field studies and green trails, children will discover the importance of wildlife, learn about biodiversity, and learn how to observe, identify and record a range of species and more. If you can't make it to us we also provide outreach visits to schools.
Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum
Imaginosity, Ireland's only children's museum, has three floors of interactive exhibits that promote learning through play. Imaginosity's curriculum-linked programme, 'Everyday Chemistry', is designed for children from Junior Infants to Second Class. It will introduce children to the wonders of chemistry through a combination of demonstrations and workshop participation. Your two-hour visit to Imaginosity would include the 40-minute programme and a facilitator-guided exploration of the museum.
To sign up directly with us for updates and information on our programmes for schools please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Irish National Sailing School
The Irish National Sailing School, based in Dun Laoghaire, is the largest sailboat training provider in Ireland.
Our new primary school educational programme is focussed on the varied marine life and coastline at our doorstep. We can provide educational activities from rock pooling on a sandy beach to exploring the marine life in the local caves and harbour. We do this hands-on fun filled activity, both on the beaches and aboard our fleet of pirate launches.
Our programmes are based on the primary school science and maths curriculum which we believe will offer a new dimension to classroom learning.
Students visiting the Irish National Sailing and Powerboat School scientifically investigate the natural environment of the seashore in a safe, structured, hands on approach.
Global Action Plan Ireland
Global Action Plan (GAP) is an environmental organisation focusing on people and how they can take practical environmental action in their everyday lives for a more sustainable world. We are part of an international network of organisations working for a common goal; to empower people to live and work increasingly sustainably. GAP Ireland is a member of the Irish Environmental Network and the Environmental Pillar.
SCHOOL TOURS - GARDEN BIODIVERSITY (DSPM accredited)
A taste of biodiversity hidden in Dublin City takes the hunt for wildlife knowledge to the outdoors!
A guided garden tour with plant identification games including: Which Part do you Eat? And practical mathematical activities, which reinforce scientific enquiry and group problem solving.
This tour is hands on from the start. Rolling up their sleeves, all students will be kept busy planting, they will learn about the importance of invertebrates and how to identify them, set out on a bug hunt and finally explore the garden’s unique features.
A perfect stopover for school tours in Dublin this summer term!
(Appropriate outdoor clothing required).
Logistics: 2 hours per workshop and max 2 workshops per day.
Location: Glás Centre, Shangan Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9.
For more information
📞Gráinne (01) 883 2185
SUMMER TERM WORKSHOPS
Limited bookings available for summer term workshops:
COLOUR WISE WORKSHOP: (3rd – 6th class)
Intricate, fun science experiments exploring the interrelationship between colour and light. Students undertake various experiments including chromatography, the exploration of white light and it’s relationship with colour, and more. The emphasis will be on exploration, questioning, scientific methodology and discovery.
WATER WISE WORKSHOP: (1st – 6th class)
A fun, hands-on workshop on the theme of water, and the growing global need to reduce water consumption and pollution. The workshop consists of a number of experiential activities, empowering students to learn about water issues and to take action to reduce their water footprint at home and in their schools.
In this workshop students question why water conservation is important and where they can make the biggest impact.
This workshop is tailored for all classes no matter the age group, to ensure it complements what each teacher may have already covered in the curriculum.
€250 for 2 workshops | €300 for 3 workshops
For more information
📞Gráinne (01) 883 2185