all our education sites have indoor facilities and are well equipped
for outdoor activities, preparing your group for their visit can help
to enhance the enjoyment and safety of their visit.
You are advised to carry out a preliminary
visit to the centre if it is unfamiliar to you and to undertake
all the necessary health and safety checks required by your school guidelines.
ensure that children come suitably dressed
for outdoor activities. Strong shoes or wellingtons and warm
waterproof clothing are essential for much of the year. Sun hats and
protective cream are advisable for the summer.
Please make staff aware at the start of the
day of children with relevant medical conditions eg allergy to
bee stings, acute hayfever.
Accidents are rare - but all staff are trained first aiders and carry
first aid kits for all activities. Full health and safety checks, including
risk assessments are carried out for all activities and the team will
make you aware on the day of how to minimise risks linked to any particular
activity that your group undertakes.
are regularly inspected by bodies such as the Health and Safety Executive
and Suffolk County Council to ensure we are maintaining and developing
our health and safety standards.
If you have any questions about Health and
Safety or would like to comment on our existing provision please
contact the Education Officer at the centre or the Education Manager at:
Suffolk Wildlife Trust
Tel: 01473 890089
Fax: 01473 890165