The John Muir Award is a national environmental award scheme. It encourages people to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places. The Award can provide an environmental focus for curriculum studies and extra curricular activities, from Year 5 onwards.
Who is the course for?: teachers, head teachers, classroom assistants and all who support learning outdoors.
Where: Brockhole, the Lake District Visitor Centre, Windermere, LA23 ILJ
When: to be confirmed
Time: 9am to 3pm
Cost: £40 including lunch and refreshments
What to bring: indoor and outdoor shoes, suitable clothing for outdoors.
Background information: please look at the John Muir Award website (opens in new window) before joining the training.
The day will help you:
Please contact Graham Watson to register your interest and book a place. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01539 792 653.
"Using the John Muir Award framework has encouraged our pupils to explore their familiar, everyday environment, to look at it with new insight and appreciation, to take responsibility for it. It has been a genuinely motivating and enjoyable educational experience for both pupils and staff."
"The practical activities and delivery methods were excellent! Perfect balance between theory and practical."
"Really good, helpful and informative course. I learnt a lot, had a very positive experience, inspiring and lots to take away. Thanks!"