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Year 8 Geography Trip to Burnham Beeches

Posted: 09/11/17

On Thursday 8 October, we took the year 8 geographers out to Burnham Beeches in Buckinghamshire to investigate the characteristics of three types of woodland in autumn; beech, oak and pine. The girls spent the day learning about the ancient woodland and used equipment to measure the height of trees, the age of trees and the percentage of vegetation cover. They also looked at how the forest has been managed by the City of London Corporation.

The highlight of the day was the girls’ haikus about the coppiced woodland. At a time when students are spending less and less time outdoors, it is wonderful to have the opportunity to get the girls out exploring nature. A fantastic day was had by all.

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