Category Archives: Organisations

YHA Familiarisation Visits – YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby, YHA Eyam – Free of Charge

Forthcoming familiarisation visits from the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby and YHA Eyam as follows. These events are free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to … Continue reading

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YHA Familiarisation Visits – YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA York, YHA Whitby – Free of Charge

Forthcoming familiarisation visits to the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA York and YHA Whitby as follows. These events are free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to get a … Continue reading

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Cliffe House Outdoor Study Centre

Cliffe House Outdoor Study and Conference Centre is located on the edge of the village of Shepley close to the Barnsley/Kirklees border. Location map here. Cliffe House provides residential and day visit outdoor learning activities, mainly for primary school groups. The … Continue reading

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YHA Sherwood Forest – Free Familiarisation Visit 10th April

Forthcoming familiarisation visit to YHA Sherwood on 10th April 2014 – places still available. This event is free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to get a good feel for the venue and accommodation, subject to … Continue reading

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Barnsley Museums, Galleries & Country Parks: Educational Visits

Barnsley Museums consist of 5 sites – Cooper Art Gallery, Experience Barnsley Museum & Discovery Centre, Worsbrough Country Museum & Country Park, Cannon Hall Museum Park & Gardens and Elsecar Heritage Centre. For the 2013/2014 academic year, we are offering … Continue reading

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YHA Familiarisation Visits – YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby – Free of Charge

Forthcoming familiarisation visits from the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest and YHA Whitby as follows. These events are free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to get … Continue reading

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AHOEC Gold Standard and LOtC Quality Badge Inspections for Outdoor Education Centres

I recently had the opportunity to join Doug Jones on inspection visits for two well known national accreditation schemes which lead to awards for safety and quality for outdoor education centres. Doug is highly regarded and exceptionally experienced in the field of outdoor … Continue reading

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Inspiring Educator – Awards for Outstanding Contribution to Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC) – Darton Primary School Teacher Shortlisted for Prestigious National Award

Lisa Bessell, Y3 Teacher and Forest School Co-ordinator at Darton Primary School, Barnsley has been shortlisted for the prestigious national award of Inspiring Educator by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, along with three others from across the UK. … Continue reading

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Kingswood Peak Venture – Teachers’ Preview Weekend

Information just received from Kingswood about a free-of-charge Teachers’ Preview Weekend at Peak Venture Centre, Penistone on 12 – 13 October 2013: Your chance to experience a Kingswood Centre – you are invited to come and join us for a fun … Continue reading

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Free Visits to YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale & YHA Sherwood Forest

Forthcoming familiarisation visits for teachers to the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale and YHA Sherwood Forest as follows. 27.09.13 – YHA Castleton Losehill Hall 23.10.13 – YHA Edale Activity Centre 28.11.13 – YHA Sherwood Forest These events are free of … Continue reading

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