Carymoor Environmental Trust

Reviews and Feedback

What children think of their day at Carymoor……

 

‘Thank you for helping me understand how stone age people lived’.  Ella, Walton Primary School Oct 2021

 

‘I really enjoyed the fire making because it was my first time making fire – I really hope I can come back soon’.  Zac, Walton Primary School Oct 2021

 

‘I absolutely loved the tunnel of rubbish, it was gross and fun at the same time.’ – Leah Law, All Saint’s Montacute – Oct 21

 

‘Thank you for all the fun activities we did, they were all enjoyable.  My family would never let me light fire so thank you.  Out of all of the school trips this is the best one (ever).’   Josh, Walton Primary School Oct 2021

 

‘I learnt lots of new things about where our rubbish is going and what sort of rubbish we are producing.’  Eva, All Saint’s Primary School Montacute – Oct 21

 

‘Thank you for telling us how to live a sustainable life – I found it extremely interesting.’  Polly, All Saint’s Primary School Montacute – Oct 21

 

‘Thank you for the activities you set up, I couldn’t have had a better time.  I loved the footprint tracking’  William, Walton Primary School Oct 2021

 

 

 What teachers think of their day at Carymoor….

 

St Mary's Catholic Primary, Marnhull - Survival Day, Oct 21

What did you enjoy about the day? ‘We loved the energy and enthusiasm from Gary, Nat and Fiona. The pace of the day and how all children were engaged. The variety of activities were great too.’

 

Did the visit meet your curricular needs?  ‘Perfect - Lots of new information and some opportunities to test childrens' prior knowledge too’.

 

Milborne Port Primary School - Stick Man Day, Oct 21

What did you enjoy about the day? ‘We all had a wonderful day. There was a good range of activities and all abilities were able to access them. The Stickman theme ran through all we did and was perfect for this age group’.

 

How suitable was the content for the age of your pupils? Did the visit meet your curricular needs? ‘Yes, all great. We didn't come for any specific curriculum content. These children had never been on a school trip before so we wanted a fun, active day which would promote team building.’

 

What did the children think of the visit? ‘The children genuinely enjoyed every activity. The den building was a highlight.’

 

Walton CE VC Primary – Stone Age Day, Oct 21

What did you enjoy about the day? ‘The children enjoyed all the activities they took part in. The weather was great so they were outside all day. The staff were exceptionally good with the children and explained all activities clearly to them.’

 

What did the children think of the visit? ‘Can we go there again please? Ran up to their parents buzzing with news of the activities they had taken part in. On Friday many parents said they had enjoyed the trip very much’.

 

 

What teachers think of our outreach education...

‘Gary did an absolutely brilliant job. I've had very positive feedback from all the teachers. I was really impressed with the workshop he ran with my class - very active and perfectly pitched. They did so much in an hour.’ Abbas and Templecombe Primary, Oct 2021

 

What teachers think of our Schools Against Waste Virtual programme…

 

‘Karen was so enthusiastic and the children engaged and enjoyed the lesson, activities and videos as if she was in the room with us! They learnt a lot. Thank you!’ Butleigh Primary

 

'Thank you so much for the virtual assembly and workshops this morning. The children really enjoyed it and we all thought you did so well. Despite it being on Zoom, it was like you were here in person!' Hemington Primary

 

'Both presentations were child friendly and engaging. The information presented to the children was relevant and they are still talking about it a week later as well as discussing how they can put into practice some of the things it was suggested they could do.'  Walton CofE VC Primary School.

 

'We were really impressed with how good the sessions were, especially as they were online. There was a good range of talk and practical elements'.  Beech Grove Primary School

 

'How engaging it was for the children so it was easy to manage the children in the classroom even though workshop was online'.  Curry Rivel CofE VC Primary School

 

'The pupils were able to ask questions from an expert and were given practical examples of what they can do to help reduce waste'.  Lovington CofE Primary School

 

'The ingenious way Karen was able to make it interactive and fun through a screen!' West Chinnock CofE Primary School

 

 

We're always on the look out for people with time to spare!

Whether that's the odd hour, a regular day or even a longer work experience placement, your time is very valuable to us. Our growing team of volunteers makes a vital contribution both at the centre and at events across the county.

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