Fieldwork trip: the sand or gravel pit On arrival split the pupils into their groups ask them to remind you what they have come to do. Remind pupils which adult is in charge of which group set a framework for behaviour and teamwork is set give the reasons for these. Careful supervision of the pupils is essential! Working in groups, pupils inspect the site, noting down and/or sketching what they see bearing in mind the questions asked at the end of lesson 1. Is there anything else that they think is important? At the end of the day gather the pupils are gathered together in a safe place and ask each group to give their first impressions of the site. The ideas and words used may provide useful material for literacy.