WORKSHOPS / SECONDARY SCHOOLS
All our workshops are linked to the primary school curriculum. Our aim is to help children appreciate and value their natural surroundings. Workshops are enquiry-based with a focus on teamwork and problem-solving.
|Suitable for||Workshop||Where||Description||Est. Time Duration||Suitable for||Cost|
|Secondary 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. Students are encouraged to identify trees, wildflowers and explore the amazing animal life in Emo’s parkland. Contact us for further information.||3 hours||1st-3rd year and transition year||€120 per class|
|Ecology Fieldtrip||Emo Court, Co. Laois||The ecology fieldtrip workshops are linked to the Junior & Leaving curriculum. Students use equipment such quadrats, pooters, pitfall traps, identification keys and sweep nets to undertake a quantitative study of woodland and grassland habitats in Emo Court. Contact us for further information.||3 hours||Junior and Leaving Cert||Junior Cert. €8 pp, Leaving Cert. €10 pp|