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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 (February - March 2018) here

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

Course Title Keystage Course Date Course Status
Team Building & Problem Solving 1 & 2 5 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Outdoor Maths 2 6 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Grow Your Own - School Vegetable Garden All 8 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Outside Makes Us Happy Inside 1 & 2 26 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Forest School Fun!: A Taster Session All 27 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Muddy Maths EYFS & 1 28 Feb 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Building Homes for Nature 1 & 2 5 Mar 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Building Confidence to take the Curriculum Outdoors All 12 Mar 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Science Outdoors 2 15 Mar 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Awesome Outdoor Art All 19 Mar 2018 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.

Please note that due to the popularity of our courses places may be limited to one person from each setting per course.

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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