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School children from Barking learn about habitats in the wild

PUBLISHED: 13:15 17 May 2013 | UPDATED: 13:15 17 May 2013

Alex Ragea, seven, examines his pond dipping finds on an outing with Thames View Infants to Rainham Marshes

Alex Ragea, seven, examines his pond dipping finds on an outing with Thames View Infants to Rainham Marshes

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Pupils learnt all about habitats as part of a nature expedition to Rainham Marshes.

Thames View Infant pupils Alex Ragea, seven, Gift Alatishe, seven and Anousha Saqib, sevenThames View Infant pupils Alex Ragea, seven, Gift Alatishe, seven and Anousha Saqib, seven

The children from Thames View Infants, in Bastable Avenue, Barking, headed to the marshes yesterday to learn about different environments and how wildlife adapts to different habitats.

They enjoyed a guided nature walk, a scavanger hunt and got the chance to try out pond dipping.

The trip was linked to the pupils science lessons on habitats.

Thames View pupil Jessica Patmore-Martin, seven, exams her pond dipping finds.Thames View pupil Jessica Patmore-Martin, seven, exams her pond dipping finds.


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