Over and Out – past events

April 2018

Spring Celebrations – Seasonal nature-based activities and crafts

With Jane Burgon at the Outrageous Nature Woods

For anyone wanting to deepen their understanding of how the seasons can be used as a stimulus for learning and celebrating when working with all ages and abilities and/or for personal interest.

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

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Mindfulness Outdoors – Primary (April 2018)

Mindfulness Outdoors –  Secondary (May 2018)

Two dates with Robert and Sebastiana Black at the Outrageous Nature Woods

For anyone working with pre-adolescents/ adolescents wanting to support their mental health and wellbeing through mindfulness in nature.  Open to anyone curious about mindfulness whether they have a practice or not.

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

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May 2018

Nature’s Rhythm: Playing with Music and Sound Outdoors

With Benny Cartwright at the Outrageous Nature Woods

For anyone wanting to use nature and the outdoors as a stimulus for musical expression and playing with sound when working with all ages and abilities.

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

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March 2018

Literacy Outdoors – Take the curriculum out!

Exploring how the outdoors can be used as an inspirational context for literacy and how it can support the Primary Curriculum. Learning about language, playing with poetry and strengthening our storytelling!  A participatory day, crammed full of tips, ideas and activities that can be used within School grounds.

& Maths Outdoors – Take the curriculum out!

Exploring how the outdoors can be used as an inspirational context for Maths and how it can support the Primary Curriculum. Using natural materials as a stimulus for promoting practical maths and marvelling at maths trails. A participatory day, crammed full of tips, ideas and activities that can be used within School grounds.

Two dates with Nell Seal of Salix Education held at Rooted in Nature at North Walsham Rugby Club 

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

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Three Outrageous training opportunities with nationally renowned outdoor learning guru Jon Cree in June 2017

Challenging Behaviour in the Outdoors

This 3 day accredited level 3 course (unaccredited option also available) explores how practitioners can develop their skills in working with learners (of any age) who may exhibit challenging behaviour using the outdoors as a catalyst.

Storytelling & Storymaking in the Outdoors

In this 1 day workshop we explore the fundamentals of storytelling techniques and how to use stories in the outdoors to inspire learners’ creativity and literacy skills.

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

Play in the Outdoors –

Exploring how to observe and facilitate play in the outdoors

How do we rediscover the world and mind of the child? This is just one of the many thought (and practice!) provoking questions we explore during this 1 day workshop.

Subsidised through Ernest Cooke Trust funding

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Spoon Carving with Mart – An Afternoon for Beginners – April 2017

For anyone over the age of 14 who wants to develop their whittling skills and learn some simple techniques to carve spoons. It is appropriate for total beginners and those who have whittled a little bit.

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Autumn’s Wonders – October 2015

Two one day workshops with Creeping Toad – Gordon MacLellan to explore the world around us with creative techniques for teaching science and literacy

Inspired by Nature: Trees, leaves and creative mess

Stimulating creativity and imagination in the outdoors to support younger children’s literacy skills

Adventures Everywhere: Using the environment to inspire stories, storytelling and poetry

A practical and engaging workshop for KS 1 and 2 and outdoor learning educators combining science and creativity.

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Swings and Slings – Two rope workshops for practitioners – July 2015

The first day aims to be a gentle introduction to using knots, ropes and cordage in different ways to support learning & development. Going on to provide further ideas for practitioners to add to their repertoire of skills/activities on the second day.

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Hedgerow Medicine  – June 2015 & May 2016

A two day weekend workshop with Julie  Bruton Seal and Matthew Seal authors of Hedgerow Medicine and many other beautiful books on the subject.

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Spoon Carving with Mart – April 2015

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We’ve also been having fun at:

Holt Hall Open Gates

Wild Tree Fair

Harlequin Fair

 

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