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Workshops bring Science to life in your classroom or in the stunning grounds of Emo Court, Co. Laois, in the very heart of Ireland. As Emo Court is a SFI accredited Discover Centre, your school can gain credit towards your Science Foundation Ireland Discover Science and Maths Awards by taking part in one of our workshops in Emo Court.

Fun educational Workshops immerse children in the natural world. Move the classroom outside. Maybe take a tour of the beautiful stately house beforehand. See our Lords Ladies and Minibeasts workshop. Let your students become woodland nature detectives and discover the wonder and freedom that can only be found in the great outdoors. Our primary school workshops are part-funded by the Heritage Council under their Heritage in Schools scheme, making the workshops amazing value for money.

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Suitable for Workshop Where Description Est. Time Duration Suitable for Cost
Primary Schools Lords, Ladies & Minibeasts Emo Court, Co. Laois This workshop includes a guided tour of Emo Court by OPW staff, followed by an age-appropriate nature & science walk in the grounds of Emo Court. Children are encouraged to identify trees, wildflowers and explore the animal life in Emo’s parkland. This workshops includes links to the Science, Geography History, P.E. and Art curriculum. Contact us (hyperlink to Contacts page) for further information. 2 and 1/2 hours 3rd-6th classes Partly funded by the Heritage in Schools scheme.