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Sheringham Town Study


Discovery Session - Sheringham Town 

Humans have inhabited this area since before the last ice age, and with the help of ‘The Mo’, Sheringham’s museum, we explore what has happened to the area and the changes it has experienced. From Fishermen’s lives to Victorian shops to WW1 bombs we delve into another world, sitting at old school desks, feeling part of an old mammoth’s skeleton and trying on old lifejackets. There is also a focus on Sheringham today, with a room devoted to Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm, with telescopes to take a closer look and a challenge for the children to generate enough energy to power a TV by hand. Once out of the museum gift shop, we take a stroll around the town, where many of the old Victorian buildings still exist, the main highlights being the old steam railway station and of course a visit to our favourite ice cream shop!


We are most known for our ‘Out of the classroom’ outlook on studying. We have always used local locations and environments to bring student into direct contact with geographical or environmental issues in a fun way, giving opportunities or discovery. 


Key Learning Objectives 


-    Working as part of a team


-    Environmental awareness


-    Communication and brainstorming


Duration – 3 Hours 


Transport, Offsite Activities & Visits

All offsite visits are very local to Hilltop and on A & B roads. Group leaders are covered by Hilltop insurance if they are over the age of 21 and have a full driving licence. On arrival you will be required to complete a transport policy form and you shall receive a vehicle familiarisation brief from the Hilltop Staff. 

 

Hilltop Centre Facilities

Relax and take in the beautiful woodland setting of Hilltop, situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty overlooking the North Norfolk Coastline. Based at our woodland Lodge centre which is in keeping with its natural surroundings, we trust you'll be pleasantly surprised by the modern, well cared for centre. Our helpful and friendly team are dedicated to your group to ensure your day is a real success.

 

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