A major regeneration project in Beverley, in the East Riding of Yorkshire, became a classroom for the day for a group of GCSE geography students.
Pupils from Baysgarth School were invited to our North region’s St Nicholasgate development to see for themselves how the site sympathetically blends new housing and the environment.
Accompanied by head of geography Matthew Bee, head geography teacher Rachael Cross and trainee teacher Charlie Griffiths, the students learned about the site’s past, use the brick styles and street scenes, and how the land was prepared prior to building the 130 homes.
Also on their timetable were environmental issues, like solar panels and other energy efficient building methods.
Linden Homes North sales manager Julie Hubbard said: “We were thrilled to host this visit by the GSCE geography students who were keen to find out as much as possible about the past, present and the future of this site.”
Geography teacher Rachael Cross added: “Although the weather was really unkind to us on the day of the visit, the students took so much away from the tour of the development and their informative discussions with Linden Homes staff – thanks to everyone who helped to make the visit such an enjoyable success.”
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