The Brecon Beacons is one of Great Britain’s most beautiful National Parks and earlier this term pupils were lucky enough to enjoy a field trip to Wales.

The field trip brought to life the topic of rivers which they have been studying in Geography. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the pupilsinvestigated, first hand, river processes; looking at the links between rivers and landforms and how waterfalls and meanders are formed.

Jamie Treatman-Clarke enthused, “It was really cool to see the National Park, it was really impressive. I really enjoyed wading in the stream to measure the meanders, even though I
got quite wet!”

Geography Teacher, Mrs Beecham, explained,
“This term we have been studying National
Parks and this was an opportunity for pupils
to visit one and appreciate why it has
achieved National Park status. For the pupils
to be able to apply the knowledge they have learnt in the classroom and experience some
of the concepts we have been studying is invaluable, it really helps give them a much
deeper understanding as well as enjoying the great outdoors.”