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Information / Taster Day Courses
 
 

 

One day courses.

 

Designed to get you to dip your feet in to outdoor learning!

 


New courses for 2020


We are delighted to be working within the beautiful grounds of Baggeridge Country Park in Staffordshire this year for our new and exciting short courses. Please get in touch with us if you would like these courses listed in your own location - We are happy to come to your setting for whole group bespoke workshops. Please contact us on sarah@getoutoftheclassroom.com 07807624844, www.getoutoftheclassroom.com.

 


Teach, Learn and Play - Sneaky learning in the Outdoors!


Why not let children learn the fun way, outside?   Come and join us in a fun packed day filled with ideas and activities you can take back to your setting which will connect your children to the natural environment. All handouts included.

 

Date: Various please see course dates.

Time: 9.30 - 3.30

Cost: £40 per person

What to wear: Suitable outdoor clothes, Waterproof for wet weather :0)

 

 

Delivering the EYFS Outdoors.


Ensuring young children get time to discover the outdoor world is essential to their development and growth.

Get your young children outside more! This is a practical,  hands on course, looking at activities which cover the prime areas and specific areas of learning. During the time we will look at ways you can ensure children can access resources safely and how you can alleviate fears with parents and professional bodies about allowing young children t take risk. A must for those working in the early years Profession.

 

Date: Various please see course dates.

Time: 9.30 - 3.30

Cost: £40 per person

What to wear: Suitable outdoor clothes, Waterproof for wet weather :0)

 

Living History


Don't look through text books - get children outside to experince real history.

A fab day exploring early history -earth drawing, runes, pewter casting and natural dying. Bring a packed lunch, hot and cold drinks and Viking snacks will be provided.

 

Date: Various Please see curse dates.

Time: 9.30 - 3.30

Cost: £40 per person

What to wear: Suitable outdoor clothes, Waterproof for wet weather :0

 


Course Name Date Location Price
Outdoor Learning Taster Session 1st April 2020

Christ Church School,

Walsall

FREE
Mighty Maths and Literacy 6th May 2020

Christ Church School,

Walsall

£40
Teach, Play and Learn Outside 10th June 2020

Christ Church School,

Walsall

£40
Delivering the EYFS outside
8th July 2020

Christ Church School,

Walsall

£40
Living History
15th July 2020

Christ Church School,

Walsall

£40








 

 


OCN level 2 Award in Outdoor Learning Practice


Entry Requirements


Must be 16 years or over.
Must have a Level 1 qualification or equivalent (1 GCSE).
Current DBS Check.
A suitable First Aid qualification (On completing the course)


Course Brief


This course has been designed for you to gain the skills and confidence is using your grounds for curriculum delivery. The course takes place over two days + there is a workbook to complete. The course is very practical, accessible and supportive to allow you to imbed Outdoor Learning into your setting.

 

Content

 

Understanding the benefits and risks of using the outdoors as a learning environment.

The background and context of modern outdoor learning

  • Adapting  a holistic approach to implementing outdoor learning
  • Planning & delivering seasonal outdoor learning by building specific skills and confidence in a range of areas that can be developed / enhanced in school grounds and in the local environment
  • Looking at ecological structures in the natural environment and
  • Identifying species in our own local natural environments
  • Looking at the wider context of Learning outside the Classroom and making plans to use your local natural and built environment in curriculum delivery
  • Knowing how to sustainably manage and improve outdoor learning environments
  • .

Level 3 - Coordinating an Outdoor Curriculum


Entry Requirements.

This course is only available to those who have completed the Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Award or Level 3 Forest School Leader Award


Established link with a client group

21 years or over at the start of the course.

First Aid Qualification and DBS strongly advised


Course Brief


This course has been specifically designed for those who would like to further their outdoor learning skills and Imbed Outdoor Learning into their school Curriculum and encourage other staff members to take part in Outdoor Learning Activities with their children. The course will take place over 2 days and there will be a workbook to complete.


 

Content


Background of educational practice of modern Outdoor Learning including a review of research & practice in recent years.

Auditing existing provision and practice.

Creating procedures and best practice guidelines for making outdoor learning part of a whole school educational strategy

Site / grounds planning and sustainable management

Planning year round programmes of OL

Building on Outdoor Learning Skills

Guidance for cascading new skills to other staff members

 




Course Title Dates Location Price
OCN level 2 Award in Outdoor Learning Practice 7th and 8th May 2020 Christ Church Primary School £240
OCN Level 3 Award in Co-ordinating Outdoor Learning Curriculum 7th and 8th, 14th and 15th May 2020
Christ Church Primary school. Walsall £450








Forest School Courses.



Course Dates Location Price
OCN Level 2 Forest School Assistant Award 13.5.20, 14.5.20, 15.5.20, 4.5.20,5.5.20 Baggeridge Country Park
£400
OCN Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School Leader Award 13.5.20,14.5.20,15.5.20, 21.5.20,22.5.20,3.6.20, 4.6.20, 6.6.20.
Baggeridge County Park
£800
OCN Level 2 Forest School Assistant Award 7th, 8th, 9th October 2019 + 4thand 5th November 2020
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre
£400
OCN Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School Leader Award 7th, 8th.9th., 15th, 16th, 22nd, 22rd and 23rd October 2020
Brandon Marsh Nature Centre £800
OCN Level 2 Forest School Assistant Award 23rd, 24th,25th November 2020 + 10th and 11th december 2020 Christ Church Primary School £400
OCN Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School Leader Award 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th ,27th November 2020 + 9th,10thand 11th December 2020
Christ Church Primary School £800

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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