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Field Studies Council - Slapton Ley


Leading Provider of Geography and Science (Biology) Fieldwork

Description

FSC is a charity that aims to bring environmental understanding to all. We believe the more we know about and take inspiration from the world around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations.

One of the many ways we do this is by providing well-designed, expertly delivered educational experiences for school groups, set in some of the UK's most stunning locations. Each year over 3,000 school groups, from key stage 1 to university level, visit our centres for geography or science (biology) fieldwork and cross-curricular environmental activity courses.

FSC's Slapton Ley Centre is located on the Start Bay coast and surrounded by Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve. The Ley is the largest natural freshwater lake in the South West. It is separated from the sea by Slapton Sands (a barrier beach and shingle ridge). The surrounding coastline, nearby coastal towns and Dartmoor National Park provide unrivalled opportunities for field courses.

Please click on our website to find out more about the courses we can deliver.


Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
26 reviews


Excellent
 
85%

Very Good
 
12%

Average
 
4%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

Superb facilities good food and good organisation (September 2021 - Secondary School)




(July 2021 - Secondary School)




Did exactly what we wanted them to do. (May 2021 - Secondary School)




(January 2020 - Secondary School)




(November 2019)




(November 2019 - Secondary School)




(October 2019 - Secondary School)




Good location. FSC good site- all the fieldwork equipment. (September 2019 - Secondary School)




(September 2019 - Secondary School)




Excellent centre. Highly recommend. (September 2019 - Secondary School)




(June 2019 - Secondary School)




(April 2019 - Secondary School)




Excellent provision and support from course tutor. Very good accomodation and catering. (April 2019)




(April 2019 - Secondary School)




Excellent! (March 2019 - Secondary School)




The FSC were meticulously organised and we had a very successfull trip where all students were well informed and coached on fieldwork techniques. (November 2018 - Secondary School)




(October 2018 - Secondary School)




The centre was well organised with age appropriate activities as we had requested. Our objectives were met by the centre staff. The site staff were helpful and friendly and the meals were very good. (July 2018 - Secondary School)




(July 2018 - Secondary School)




(June 2018 - Secondary School)




Ensure tick removers are taken, students should be encouraged to bring a DEET based insect spray, this should be spayed on legs and waist band to discourage ticks. Also ensure spare rooms in dormitories are locked, as possibility of students going into rooms is present, though we realised this prior to the students doing so, it could compromise a fire drill/students safety in the event of a fire. (June 2018 - Secondary School)




An excellent A Level course which really advanced students' learning and facilitated the coursework. (May 2018 - Secondary School)




The FSC staff are exceptionally knowledgeable about the A Level NEA fieldwork and provided a wealth of information to our students. This allowed them to collect a range of data which they can now use to form their NEA. (April 2018 - Secondary School)




(February 2018 - Secondary School)




Really excellent centre, another tremendous visit. Julie continues to go above and beyond to help ensure our trip meets the specific needs of our course + school. (January 2018 - Secondary School)




Excellent teaching , food and accommodation. (December 2017 - Secondary School)




Leading Provider of Geography and Science (Biology) Fieldwork

Description

FSC is a charity that aims to bring environmental understanding to all. We believe the more we know about and take inspiration from the world around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations.

One of the many ways we do this is by providing well-designed, expertly delivered educational experiences for school groups, set in some of the UK's most stunning locations. Each year over 3,000 school groups, from key stage 1 to university level, visit our centres for geography or science (biology) fieldwork and cross-curricular environmental activity courses.

FSC's Slapton Ley Centre is located on the Start Bay coast and surrounded by Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve. The Ley is the largest natural freshwater lake in the South West. It is separated from the sea by Slapton Sands (a barrier beach and shingle ridge). The surrounding coastline, nearby coastal towns and Dartmoor National Park provide unrivalled opportunities for field courses.

Please click on our website to find out more about the courses we can deliver.

Contact

Field Studies Council - Slapton Ley
Kingsbridge
Devon
TQ7 2QP
LOtC

Reviews

The following reviews have been added by visit leaders using the EVOLVE system.
Overview
4.8
26 reviews


Excellent
 
85%

Very Good
 
12%

Average
 
4%

Poor
 
0%

Awful
 
0%

September 2021 - Secondary School
Superb facilities good food and good organisation



July 2021 - Secondary School




May 2021 - Secondary School
Did exactly what we wanted them to do.



January 2020 - Secondary School




November 2019




November 2019 - Secondary School




October 2019 - Secondary School




September 2019 - Secondary School
Good location. FSC good site- all the fieldwork equipment.



September 2019 - Secondary School




September 2019 - Secondary School
Excellent centre. Highly recommend.



June 2019 - Secondary School




April 2019 - Secondary School




April 2019
Excellent provision and support from course tutor. Very good accomodation and catering.



April 2019 - Secondary School




March 2019 - Secondary School
Excellent!



November 2018 - Secondary School
The FSC were meticulously organised and we had a very successfull trip where all students were well informed and coached on fieldwork techniques.



October 2018 - Secondary School




July 2018 - Secondary School
The centre was well organised with age appropriate activities as we had requested. Our objectives were met by the centre staff. The site staff were helpful and friendly and the meals were very good.



July 2018 - Secondary School




June 2018 - Secondary School




June 2018 - Secondary School
Ensure tick removers are taken, students should be encouraged to bring a DEET based insect spray, this should be spayed on legs and waist band to discourage ticks. Also ensure spare rooms in dormitories are locked, as possibility of students going into rooms is present, though we realised this prior to the students doing so, it could compromise a fire drill/students safety in the event of a fire.



May 2018 - Secondary School
An excellent A Level course which really advanced students' learning and facilitated the coursework.



April 2018 - Secondary School
The FSC staff are exceptionally knowledgeable about the A Level NEA fieldwork and provided a wealth of information to our students. This allowed them to collect a range of data which they can now use to form their NEA.



February 2018 - Secondary School




January 2018 - Secondary School
Really excellent centre, another tremendous visit. Julie continues to go above and beyond to help ensure our trip meets the specific needs of our course + school.



December 2017 - Secondary School
Excellent teaching , food and accommodation.