training, cpd + conferences

Our high quality, active and immersive training and professional development - much of which takes place out of doors - is an excellent way to kick start outdoor learning and play, or take your own learning to a deeper, richer level.

 

We offer a selection of 'off the shelf' training courses, which can be delivered as twilights or full day sessions, and we would be delighted to provide lively, expert keynote speakers or workshop facilitators for your conferences and events.

 

Our tailored CPD programmes are developed in partnership with you, the client, to ensure the time you're investing in training is rewarded with sustainable outcomes.  Please do ask about our longer term bespoke 'action learning' programmes, which offer face to face and remote support for up to a year, for cohorts of teachers and practitioners wishing to explore outdoor learning or play in greater depth and with a learning cohort.

We pride ourselves on delivering focused, purposeful training that will enable participants to take on - and sustain - the outdoor learning and play challenge.  We also make sure our sessions are huge fun, interactive and thought provoking.

EARLY YEARS

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SCHOOLS

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COURSE DOWNLOADS

If you've attended one of our courses or events, you can find your LEARNING RESOURCES here.

 

featured courses

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LANG + LIT ENCOUNTER

Dynamic and inspirational, this twilight will help you exploit the potential of outdoors for reading, writing and speaking.  Using easily obtained resources, these purposeful ideas will quickly get your KS1 or 2 class outdoors and excited about their English learning.

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READY TO GO OUT?

Browse our 'off the shelf' CPD sessions, which provide great value for money and can be delivered in a variety of formats. 

 

Click the picture to view our current courses.

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BEYOND THE POND

 

Unloved wildlife area?  Or maybe no wildlife area at all?  Our half day session will help you identify how natural elements in school grounds can support a compelling KS1 + 2 curriculum by exploring traditional STEM subjects, but connecting them to the creative and expressive arts.

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STEM (and STEAM)

 

We have a range of STEM and STEAM programmes, suitable for early years practitioners through to secondary teachers.  these programmes are tailored to your individual needs, so please do get in touch for an informal chat.

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3, 4, OPEN THE DOOR

Early years outdoor maths is exciting, messy and surprisingly easy to plan: this programme, which can be delivered as a series of twilights, a one day course or an advanced level action learning project, will turn even the most reluctant practitioner into an enthusiastic outdoor maths champion.

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FABULOUS FREE + FOUND

 

With budgets as tight as ever, you need to make the most of every resource you can beg, steal, borrow or scavenge - this brilliant half day course will show you how!  Accompanying PLL Julie's Little Book of Free and Found (Bloomsbury), this course has proved a huge hit at conferences, events and with families.

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