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07518 918283

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Community Interest Company

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Habitat & Bushcraft workshops


Day visits at Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve or sessions in your school grounds; these can be stand alone sessions or as part of our 6 week, Goldcrest Explorers programme and can include:






*PE and Sport Premium funded



Sculthorpe Moor day visit: £6.50 per pupil

Goldcrest Explorers: £95 per session per class (£150 for two classes, same day)

Goldcrest Day (stand alone sessions): from £160 per half day

  • Campfire cooking*

  • Shelter building*

  • Archery*

  • Orienteering*

Adventure Camps


On your school grounds:


  • Ultimate Adventure Camp - for upper KS2, 6pm - 3pm, our most immersive adventure experience!

  • Outstanding Outdoor Camp - for lower KS2 and upper KS1, 6pm - 9.15am, an ideal stepping-stone into the world of camping.

  • Incredible Indoor Camp - for KS1 and lower KS2, 6pm - 8.45am, a fantastic first residential experience to develop independence


From £8 per pupil, max 32 pupils per camp, double camps available for larger groups.


At Holt Hall:


Great for upper KS2, 10.30am - 1.15pm on day 3, this two night camp in the beautiful grounds of Holt Hall is a fantastic low cost residential.


£95 per pupil, max 32 pupils per camp, double camps available for larger groups.

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Nurture, SEMH and small group projects


Developing key life skills through projects to improve local biodiversity. Working with KS1, 2 or 3 pupils.



From £57 per pupil for 6 week programme

Goldcrest Outdoor Education C.I.C.

380B Unthank Road,





07518 918283


Company number: 8626868

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Nige' and Em started Goldcrest Outdoor Education Community Interest Company in 2013 with the aim of reconnecting children with the natural world.


We have over 30 years' experience in teaching groups outdoors and are firm believers that Outdoor Learning improves pupil engagement and attainment.


We hold £5m public liability insurance, are first aid trained and have enhanced level DBS checks.

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* Required

About us

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  • Owl pellet dissection

  • Habitat studies

  • Hunter Gatherers

  • Wildlife Rangers

  • Minibeast hunting

  • Pond dipping

  • Bird watching

  • Trees and flowers

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"Goldcrest transformed our school grounds to create a wonderful space for adults and children alike to pursue their learning outdoors. Their knowledge and obvious passion for Outdoor Learning helped us shape our vision."


Pete Hubery Deputy Head teacher, Wensum Junior School

"A simply inspirational project that has created stunning memories and had a hugely positive impact on our most vulnerable

students in KS3." 


Head of Nurture, Aylsham Eagles

Improving school grounds for wildlife & learning


Designed to support the science and design and technology curriculum, pupils help create Natural Learning Reserves and Outdoor Nurture Nooks in their school grounds. These projects can include:


  • creating wildlife ponds

  • planting mini wildflower meadows, native hedges and trees

  • building homes for invertebrates, birds, amphibians and mammals

  • establishing local variety heritage orchards

  • training staff


From approximately £2,000. Support with funding may be available.

"The programme was a huge success and developed children's social, communication, teamwork and valuable life skills."


Class teacher, Great Ellingham Primary School

"The camp was a fantastic learning experience for the children...providing opportunities to experience a very familiar environment in a totally different way."


Executive Deputy Head, Hockering C of E Primary Academy

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Outdoor Learning training


This series of twilight sessions provides staff with the knowledge and confidence to run a variety of Outdoor Learning activities whilst developing key skills along the way. Contents covered includes:


  • risk benefit analysis

  • curriculum linked activity ideas

  • group management outdoors

  • practical skills development

  • school Outdoor Learning planning support


Get in touch for more details.

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Browse this page or follow the links above for more information. You can get in touch via the enquiry form at the bottom of the page.

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"I was really pleased with how organised and efficient you guys were! The kids loved it and lots of parents said how their children had learned so many interesting things during the trip too."


Lead teacher, Fakenham Junior School - Sculthorpe Moor visit

"The children got so much out of it and became more connected with the topic because of this experience, that we would not otherwise have been able to achieve in the classroom."


Class teacher, Norwich Primary Academy - Hunter Gatherers workshop

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Welcome! We're a small, not-for-profit organisation specialising in using the natural environment to engage pupils with the National Curriculum, improve attainment and develop life skills.



We offer a range of services for schools including:

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