Students 'mud dipping' during a Science/Geography field trip to Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St. Annes, June 2023

Year 7 Beach Trip ( Published: 16/06/2023)

Year 7 students visited the seaside at Fairhaven Lake in Lytham St. Annes, as part of The TEMA Offer.

Our Science/Geography blended field trip saw Year 7 students swap the classroom for the coastline, to help widen learning and exposure to enrichment activities. During the trip, pupils gained a deeper understanding of coastal landscapes, took part in mud dipping (to get to know the organisms that live in these environments), and developed an appreciation for the importance of keeping our world free from pollution. They also enjoyed other popular seaside recreation activities, such as Crazy Golf and Outdoor Survival.

During the trip, Mr Turner, Geography Lead, was interviewed by BBC Radio Lancashire as part of the Nishma Hindocha show, which aired on BBC Sounds on 13/06/2023:

Listen to the full show here.


I really enjoyed the beach trip. I went mud dipping and found rag worms, snails and shrimp.
Chizell, Year 7 student

I had a really good day out and enjoyed the Outdoor Survival, where we made fires and toasted marshmallows.
Dillon, Year 7 student


The TEMA Offer

The curriculum goes beyond that which is learned within a classroom and should include the opportunity to access a wide range of activities including the arts, culture and sport. We aim to build students’ cultural capital through systematic and planned exposure to enrichment activities.

Learn more about The TEMA Offer.

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