The risk of the coronavirus being passed on to other outdoors is considered to be much lower, therefore we have many schools who are looking to utilise their outdoor spaces more frequently and plan for additional outdoor learning opportunities.
For schools wishing for some support/ ideas in this area – we can offer bespoke training and advice on this as well as many resources.
We also have the following courses that may be of use/ interest:
1 Day Outdoor and Adventurous Activities Course, 9:15am-3.30pm: A day to explore a range of ideas and activities for delivering Outdoor and Adventurous Activities on your school site. It will also showcase ways of linking these activities to other areas of the curriculum to promote cross curricular learning and the development of wider life skills. Cost £150
Day Course: Thur 1st Oct 2020 – Littleton Green Community Primary School, WS12 4UD.
Forest School Leader Level 3 Qualification, 9:15am – 3.30pm: Our training is unique in as it is based on actual school sites giving delegates the opportunity to chat to experienced teacher practitioners and see real sessions in action! The course also includes the 2 day Forest School First Aid course needed to run activities on your own school site. Cost £950 – 7 day Course: 23rd & 30th September 2020, 7th, 14th & 21st October 2020. Assessment dates: 24th & 25th November 2020. First Aid dates: TBC Base School Site: Westwood First School, ST13 8DL
Supporting Forest School Activities in your school, 9.15 – 3.30pm. Get your teaching assistants, teachers or other adults enthused and wishing to improve their knowledge of what outdoor learning and forest school activities are and how they can support with sessions in school.
Day Course: 4th March 2021, Westwood First School, Leek, ST13 8DL
Forest School Termly Cluster Meetings, 9.30-3.30pm. These meetings will support delegates to stay up to date with their forest school skills meeting the requirement for level 3 practitioners to take part in ongoing CPD. They will also provide new ideas and resources at every session Cost £75 Dates & Venues:14th October 20, 4th February 21 & 26thMay 21 Venues TBC
Developing pupils life skills through PE , 9.00 -16.00: Looking at how we can best use the opportunities PE gives us to develop skills that will benefit pupils in later life. Cost £150
Day course 24th March 2021 – Littleton Green Community Primary School, WS12 4UD
These courses can all be booked online at: https://www.acceleratelearningservices.co.uk/all-courses/ or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org