Outdoor Learning in Primary School – SOUTH WALES (Cardiff)

“Sticks and stones may break my bones but worms will never hurt me”
Outdoor learning offers our children very special opportunities for play and exploration, real experiences and contact with their natural world.

£210.00 + VAT (20%)

Course objectives

Course Objectives:
  • provide regular opportunities for children to develop and practice literacy and other skills outdoors
  • plan, organise and assess learning as well in the outdoors as they do indoors link curriculum coverage outdoors directly with what is happening indoors
  • ensure that all staff are well trained and confident in using the outdoors to support learning

Course Presenter: Cath Delve

FOUNDATION PHASE/ OUTDOOR LEARNING/ WHOLE SCHOOL ISSUES -  Cath Delve provides training, guidance and support to schools and LEAs all over Wales. Her courses cover a wide range of topics such as creating independent learners, outdoor learning, pupil voice and well-being, raising the attainment of boys, progression in continuous and enhanced provision, planning and the curriculum, being an effective Foundation Phase leader, literacy, numeracy, creativity, assessment, raising standards through display, transition, moving towards the new curriculum, developing the role of support staff and the exemplary delivery of the Foundation Phase. Some of her initiatives such as ‘Freaky Friday,’ ‘Igloo’ and ‘Messy Monday’ have been implemented and used by schools all over Wales and into England. In addition to working for Collective Learning as a course provider she is also an independent educational consultant working alongside many, many schools all over Wales to help them improve their environments, provision, curriculum, everyday practice with a view to raising standards and moving forward in every way.

Course Location: South Wales

CARDIFF: Future Inn, Hemingway Road, Cardiff Bay CF10 4AU     START TIME: 8.30am coffee and registration for a 9.00am start