Best of Bristol Virtual Fieldtrip: Urban Wildlife

Come with us on a virtual fieldtrip, exploring Bristol's very best examples of sustainability.

Years: 3, 4, 5, 6

Duration: 5mins

Curriculum Objectives: 8

Subjects: PE, PSHE, Science

Resource Overview

This virtual fieldtrip is all about the importance of urban wildlife, so we want your pupils to explore this topic even further! Challenge your class to investigate what lives in your local area, and why all living things play a vital part in keeping our planet happy and healthy, with our fantastic urban food chain resources. Take a look at the ‘Chain Reaction’ learning materials to find out more…

(Click the zip file to download this film in hi-definition)

Resource Assets


Best of Bristol Urban Wildlife (hi-definition)


Curriculum Objectives

  • Take part in outdoor and adventurous activity challenges both individually and within a team.
  • Year 3 (Age 7-8)
    • Identify that animals, including humans, need the right types and amount of nutrition, and that they cannot make their own food; they get nutrition from what they eat.
    • Identify that humans and some other animals have skeletons and muscles for support, protection and movement.
  • Year 4 (Age 8-9)
    • Construct and interpret a variety of food chains, identifying producers, predators and prey.
    • Recognise that environments can change and that this can sometimes pose dangers to living things.
  • Year 6 (Age 10-11)
    • Describe how living things are classified into broad groups according to common observable characteristics and based on similarities and differences, including micro-organisms, plants and animals.
    • Give reasons for classifying plants and animals based on specific characteristics.