More and more people who work within education are becoming interested in the possibiliites of learnng in the natural environment
CommuniTree Inset Days
Join us on our Outdoor Education site to discover the many ways that Outdoor Education, Forest School and Outdoor Learning can have a positive impact on your own practice and the holistic development of your students. Become fully immeresed in the environment and begin to understand how we can work alongside nature in pursuit of holistic learning and development.
Our teacher trainaing inset days explore the theory and philosophy behind Outdoor Education, the essential contribution positive risk taking has on our personal development, the importance of play based learning and the benefits of following a systems approach in our practice. Based around a campfire the day is jam packed with discussion and practical activities that will inspire you and give you the tools to bring your own class into the great outdoors
Nature stories and literacy
Since the dawn of time story has been used as a teaching tool and the magic of story still remains in our hearts. The trainaing day provides a rare opportunity to work with experts from both Literacy and Outdoor Education professions. The unique combination brings together childrens story writer and Outdoor Educator Danny English (CommuniTree Initiatve) and literacy expert Rob Smith (The Literacy Shed) . Explore how story can be used to bring children closer to nature while awakening their creative senses and developing their literacy skills.