This is a Lesson Plan for teachers to use the Magic of the Brecks Trail at High Lodge in Thetford Forest, looking at birds and wildlife of the forest.
Key stage 1:
Geography – Place Knowledge
Science – Plants; Animals, including humans
Key stage 2:
Geography – Place Knowledge Science – Living things and their habitats;
Animals, including humans; Evolution and inheritance.
This Local History Lesson Plan accompanies The Warreners' Tales which is a 10 minute docu-drama about the history of Thetford Warren Lodge, in the Norfolk Brecks, produced by Ember Films.
Focus: To gain knowledge and understanding of some of Norfolk’s past through the exploration of a local heritage site. They will identify the relationships between the landscape and how it has changed over time in context with its use and the roles of those who lived and worked there.
From our partners at Norfolk County Council, who are working on the ‘Discovering the archaeological landscape of the Brecks training programme’ project, some useful resources on Brecks buildings and historical records: