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Top Of The Class

The Nene Park Trust's environmental education programme based at Ferry Meadows has gained its first award, less than a year on from its launch.

The Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) Quality Badge is the nationally recognised indicator of good quality educational provision. It's designed to help teachers recognise outdoor education providers who deliver safe and first-rate learning opportunities when looking at booking school visits.

The education facility and programme took its first school group bookings from the start of the summer term back in April and has proved to be a massive success from day one with 33 groups with over 1200 pupils taking part in a visit to date.

Students from Leighton Primary School in Peterborough who recently took part in an explorers themed day with activities including scouting for animal tracks, building shelters and hunting for hidden treasure.