Beach Schools

Enable your pupils to safely enjoy the benefits of outdoor learning at the beach. 

Beach Schools covers everything from investigating life within a rock pool to creating sand sculptures.

Beach Schools is available as individual sessions to Engage Pupils; as a PD Day or Twilight to Inspire Teachers and as Beach Schools Plus.  

Beach Schools Plus will enable you to safetly explore the beach and all it's fauna and flora.  It will help you to develop an understanding of beach tides, cliffs and sand types, facilitating a deeper learning experience for your pupils. 

Each Beach Schools Plus package is tailored-made to an individual schools requirements but will typically contain:

  • Whole school CPD to introduce staff to Beach Schools.
  • Individual teacher shadowing of OASES delivery of Beach School activities to their class.
  • Individual teacher support to embed Beach Schools activities into the curriculum.

Beach Schools Taster Day Course

We are running a Beach Schools Taster Day Course (Code SCI212) on 15th June 2018 through Durham County Council's EDS Service.  This will be a fun and informative day, packed full of activities to help you to access and use local beaches. We will try out a range of activities from rock investigations to fire and shelter. We will discuss health and safety considerations and sources of further support and training.

To book onto this course:-

Please apply via the online booking system here quoting Code SCI212



Outdoor and Sustainability Education Service
The EWE Centre,
Esh Winning Primary School
The Wynds, Esh Winning,
Durham, DH7 9BE