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Creative Outdoor Learning

Creative Outdoor Learning will support any member of staff in the development of an outdoor learning ethos at your school. This course provides you with a range of activity ideas and additional resources. These will help you support inclusion, pupils with SEND and improve behaviour for learning across the primary curriculum. You will leave with increased motivation, skills and knowledge to harness the outdoor environment to promote children's learning.

  • Combination of practical and theoretical
  • Reflective and inspiring
  • Promotes visionary planning
  • Supports SEND
Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Course description:

Let's take learning outdoors. Creative Outdoor Learning is a practical course providing ideas, activities and approaches. It aims to support any member of staff wishing to develop an outdoor ethos or approach in their setting or school.

It is through creativity, cognitive challenge and practical application that learning skills are developed. We look at how to make the most of the outdoor environment.

  • Explore how to inspire your pupils to find learning opportunities everywhere.
  • Understand the philosophy, research and principles surrounding outdoor learning.
  • Experience practical activities and knowledge of how and where to acquire resources on a minimal budget.
  • Reflect on and create plans for moving forward in your own setting/school.

Audience

  • Headteachers/SLT
  • SENCOs
  • Behavioural units/Special schools
  • Class teachers
  • LSAs/TAs
  • EYFS, Key Stage 1 (KS1) & Key Stage 2 (KS2)

What teachers said about this course

"Very interesting and thorough, made me inspired to teach in an outdoor setting. Looking forward to going back to school to try some of these ideas out!" - Sara Jackson, Nursery Class Teacher, Mersey Drive Community Primary School

"Really engaging... easy to adapt to our school requirements. Lots of fantastic ideas!" - Zoe Cooper, KS1 Teacher, Park Lane Special School

"A great experience with insight into how children learn and develop through outdoor experiences. Really enjoyable course." - Carolyn Kay, Teaching Assistant, Stalyhill Junior School

Further information

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now livestreaming all of our courses. Please see livestream dates below. 

We anticipate resuming in-venue courses after Easter 2021.

Live stream and recorded courses

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    LIVE STREAMING
    15 March 2021
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      07 May 2021
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        23 September 2021
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          LIVE STREAMING
          10 December 2021
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            Courses at venues

            LONDON
            23 April 2021
            Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
              DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
              27 May 2021
              Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                MANCHESTER
                16 June 2021
                Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                  BIRMINGHAM
                  28 June 2021
                  Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                    LONDON
                    08 July 2021
                    Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
                      BIRMINGHAM
                      30 September 2021
                      Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                        LONDON
                        07 October 2021
                        Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
                          DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                          02 November 2021
                          Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                            LEEDS
                            08 November 2021
                            The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                              MANCHESTER
                              10 December 2021
                              Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT

                                This course as an INSET Day

                                Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                                Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                                Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                                Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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