Accredited Courses

NOCN Forest School Leader Level 3 course starting October 2017 

Become a Forest School Leader and safely lead Forest School Programmes, getting your children outdoors and active in your school grounds and within local woodlands.

This course leads to the NOCN Forest School Leader Level 3 qualification and is appropriate for teachers, teaching assistants and EYFS practitioners interested in the Forest School learning approach. 

The next course runs October 2017 to April 2018 over 10 days at the EWE Centre and Hamsterley Forest.

To book please complete the booking form or contact OASES at

Also available NOCN Forest School Assistant Level 2 course starting October 2017.  Please contact us for details.

Forest School Flyer
Forest School Dates
Forest School Information Sheet

OASES Active Learning - Delivering the Primary Curriculum Outdoors One Awards Level 3 accredited Course.

Engage the disengaged with our active approach to taking the curriculum outdoors! Experience for yourself the benefits of this proven pedagogy, including improved pupil achievement. Explore fun, low cost activity ideas, which are ideal to give breadth and depth to your curriculum. Come away full of inspiration and enthusiasm for taking learning outside the classroom! OASES will support you to produce a portfolio documenting your progress at your own school to gain the level 3 accreditation.

Join the outdoor learning revolution and train to take your reluctant learners outside. This proven course has seen fantastic results in engaging the disengaged! Click here for latest report.

For more information on these courses please follow the links below:

OASES, Outdoor Active Learning, An Introduction
OASES, Outdoor Active English
OASES, Outdoor Active Maths
OASES, Outdoor Active Science


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

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