Outdoor Learning Events this Summer & our Muddy Academy Team

Our Muddy Academy team are on the road again! This summer term they’re splashing all around the country, visiting the best outdoor learning conferences, events and festivals. Here’s where you can find them over the next few months!

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24th May – Opening the Doors to Outdoor Education Conference – University of Suffolk

Providing information and examples of how you can develop an incremental approach to cross curricular outdoor education provision and how to access a comprehensive package of support for your department and school

Book your place here.

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6th June – The Power of Play – Dursley 

Join the Stroud Association of Schools and Kym Scott, co-author of the best-selling book on learning environments ‘A Place to Learn’. Participants will be guided through a range of exciting practices and thinking which will be perfect for supporting pupils learning and development outside the classroom. Sign up here.

22nd June – Inspirational Outdoors – Outdoor Play & Learning – Cornwall

This exciting conference will cover many aspects of Outdoor Learning and will be another fantastic chance for Primary staff and Early Years staff to learn more about education outside. You can share your knowledge and listen to keynote speaker, Juliet Robertson! Collect your tickets here.

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3rd July -Muddy Puddles – How and Why to Incorporate Outdoor Learning into Your Curriculum – West Sussex

Join Muddy Puddles for another fantastic schools conference and learn how your school can integrate Outdoor Learning into it’s curriculum, the benefits to your pupils are endless! This conference will include a wide choice of workshops, 2 key note speakers, an expert panel Q&A session, and a marketplace with Outdoor Learning partners. It’s not to be missed! Register your school here.

7th – 9th July – ‎National Forest School Conference 2017

Join the Forest School Association for this fantastic conference. There will be the chance to catch up with other forest school leaders and brush up on your outdoor skills and knowledge. Truly embrace the outdoors and sleep under the stars! Or get in the festival spirit with live music and food. More details coming soon!

Past Events

29nd March 2017 – South Downs Annual Teachers Conference – East Sussex

This event is FREE for teacher’s and includes key information from Natural Connections and Park Discovers, and has over 15 wonderful workshops from primary and secondary school teachers, providing education inspiration for children of all ages! Explore more now

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6th April – Jurassic Coast Teaching Schools Alliance Annual Conference 2017 – Taunton

With speakers from all around the education industry, including Bradley Simmons from Ofstead, the Jurassic Coast Teaching Schools Annual Conference has a whole host of inspiring and interesting talks with numerous breakout sessions and the chance to mingle with other education experts! Discover more here.

8th April – Early Years Conference 2017 – Bournemouth

Especially aimed towards the early years teachers, this year’s conference will focus on developing our personal mind set and look at how we can support children’s learning resilience through personal, social and emotional development. It’s a brilliant opportunity to learn more about children’s educational growth before stepping outside this summer. Book your place here.