The Great Bug Hunt is brought to you by Martin Rapley, The Bug Man.
Shake the trees, look underneath logs or stones, search in grass and bushes and discover your local bugs.
You can do this over the course of a day, a few days or a few weeks and you can start this September.
You can enter as a school or as one class.
Record your findings and email or post them to Martin.
You can carry out your hunt whenever you like. The competion begins on September 1st 2016.
The closing date for entries is June 23rd 2017.
The Big Big Experience prize day is July 7th.
The Bug Man Martin Rapley will present the amazing Big Bug Experience on Friday July 7th 2017.
This can be a whole day with one class or the whole school over one day.
Blue House Farm
565 St Johns Road
Clacton on Sea