Dear Parents

The group arrived in Slapton on Friday 18 October at 5:30pm. Emily, our resource person met with the students to update them on the purpose of research and what to look out for throughout their investigations. She outlined the program of the week. Find below activities in pictures from day one to day four.

DAY 1

Exploration of the Slapton Woods and fresh water; this exercise was to help students identify possible Internal Assessment (IA) topics. This involves identification of the various invertebrates in fresh water and Slapton Woods.

DAY 2

Exploring the effect of human activities on biodiversity at the Slapton sands (Shingle Ridge) and the effect of management on the nature reserve.

DAY 3: DATA COLLECTION

10 Biology and ESS Students went to the Slapton Woods and fresh water stream. 3 Geography students went to Plymouth to collect data on urban deprivation from three areas namely: Drake Circus, Mutley and Hartley. 9 Biology and ESS students went to the Slapton sands (Shingle Ridge) and the forest reserve.

DAY 4

The morning saw students working on their data analysis and write up with Emily, Emmanuel and Richmond.

Thank you for being part of the TIS family.