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Courses for Primary School Staff

The courses below are for Pre-School and Primary School Staff. All courses are FREE and include lunch and other refreshments.

Staff attending these courses have the opportunity to inspect the Showground with a view to bringing pupils here to work independently.

To view a description of each course please download the latest Course Booklet (Autumn Courses Sep-Nov 2017) here. 

A new Course Booklet is produced for Autumn, Spring & Summer terms.

Course Title Course Date Course Status
Science in the Woods 25 Sep 2017 Fully Booked
Outside Makes Us Happy 26 Sep 2017 Fully Booked
A Different Perspective 3 Oct 2017 Fully Booked
Mud Kitchens 5 Oct 2017 Fully Booked
Muddy Maths 10 Oct 2017 Fully Booked
Outdoor Literacy & Creative Writing 11 Oct 2017 Fully Booked
Christmas Crafts 6 Nov 2017 Fully Booked
Inspiring English & Maths with Seasonal Food 13 Nov 2017 Fully Booked
SEN & Outdoor Classroom 27 Nov 2017 Fully Booked
Winter Bushcraft Skills 28 Nov 2017 Fully Booked









To Book a Place

To book a place please email Kate Kirby. Please include the following information in your email:

  • Course Name & Date
  • Teacher Name
  • School Name
  • School Postcode
  • Job Title / Year Group you teach
  • Email Address (Joining instructions will be sent the week before the course via email)
  • Contact number
  • Dietary Requirements (lunch is provided)
  • How you heard about the course

What to bring

All courses take place outdoors for the majority of the day therefore please dress accordingly and bring:

  • Indoor & Outdoors Shoes
  • Rain Coat
  • Warm Jumper
  • Water-proof trousers
  • Hats & Gloves in winter

Terms & Conditions

If you can no longer attend please let us know as soon as possible by calling Kate Kirby on 01423 546283. We have a waiting list for most courses so can offer your place to someone else.

Cancellations within 48hrs and no-shows on the day will be charged £25+VAT.


For further information please contact Kate Kirby (Charitable Activities Coordinator) on 01423 546283 or email [email protected]. Please get in touch if you have any ideas for future outdoor learning courses or if you are a facilitator who can offer relevant courses.  

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