Teacher & LSA Training

 

School leader, teacher and LSA training

Our Education department delivers innovative twilight sessions and inset days for school leaders, teachers and LSA’s, focusing on a wide range of subjects with a focus on the outdoor environment. Our highly trained team can deliver these sessions in your school or at our Education centre in Dilhorne (ST10 2PL) which boasts top quality facilities both inside and outside including 25 acres of scenic woodlands and meadows, providing an ideal setting to undertake practical activities.

Guide prices for standard training sessions are as follows:-

Twilight training 2- 3 hours - £295 for up to 10 delegates.*

Inset day packages are available from £30 per delegate.*

*Session lengths vary depending on the subjects covered. Discounts are available for larger groups and for schools that bring together other schools in their cluster. Bringing together teachers from other schools is a great way to share knowledge and experience and always creates rewarding new opportunities.

Tea, coffee and bottled water are included in our rates and catering packages are also available.

For larger groups, we can tailor sessions to meet individual needs and objectives. Please feel free to contact our training team to discuss your requirements.


Outdoor learning

A look into the world of outdoor learning and how this positively affects children’s education. We take an in-depth look into what outdoor leaning is and what governing bodies like OFSTED and DFE say about it.  We then look at research on outdoer learning and leering models from around the world to see how British curriculum compares. After we have reviewed what others say and do regarding outdoor learning, we then look at what your school does regarding outdoor learning and how it views outdoor learning.


Risk and challenge

A look into the world of outdoor learning and how this positively affects children’s education. We take an in-depth look into what outdoor leaning is and what governing bodies like OFSTED and DFE say about it. We then look at research on outdoer learning and leering models from around the world to see how British curriculum compares. After we have reviewed what others say and do regarding outdoor learning, we then look at what your school does regarding outdoor learning and how it views outdoor learning.


Planning an outdoor environment

In this session, we will look at everything you need to know to plan a perfect outdoor environment. We discuss legislation, risk, challenge, space, children’s needs and materials. We will teach you the most effective way of achieving your perfect environment through project management.


Dealing with contractors

Dealing with contractors can be a tricky job and can sometimes end badly. In this course, we can show you the most affective way of dealing with contractors. We will show you the rights that you and the contractors have.


School grounds on a budget

How to get the perfect outdoors on a budget. In this session, we will look at everything you need to know to plan a perfect outdoor environment but on a budget. We discuss legislation, risk, challenge, space, children’s needs and materials. We will teach you the most effective way of achieving your perfect environment through project management and how and where you can get some materials for little or no cost.


Get in touch

If you’ve a project to discuss, some maintenance we can help with, or you’d like to find out more about our innovative approach…drop us a line.

 

Education Centre
Tel: 01782 48 00 48
Oak Tree Farm
Tickhill Lane

DilhorneStaffordshire 
ST10 2PL

Head Office
Tel: 0161 483 1781
Unit 12, Lindsays Ind. Estate
Oakfield Rd, Davenport
Stockport, Cheshire
SK3 8SG