The OASES team deliver a fantastic range of courses from the EWE Centre, Hamsterley Forest and other venues around the North East.  Gain the confidence to integrate outdoor learning and global sustainability education into your teaching practice by attending one of our many CPD opportunities.  Please be prepared for a 'hands on' learning approach and the weather!

Courses through Durham County Council's EDS Service:

Outdoor Phonics (Code ENG215), half day 1.00 pm - 4.00 pm 21st March 2018 

Taking Religious Education Outdoors (Code REL209), 23rd March 2018 

Outdoor Active Maths - Stimulating Mathematics in the School Grounds (Code MAT214), One and a half days- 25th April (9.30 am - 3.30 pm) & 19th June (1.00 pm - 4.00 pm) 2018 

Outdoor Active English- Engaging the Disengaged (Code ENG217), One and a half days - 2nd May (9.30 am - 3.30 pm) & 20th June (1.00 pm - 4.00 pm) 2018 

An Introduction to Primary Forest Schools (Code SCI210), 9th May 2018 

EYFS Outdoors On a Budget (Code FOU218), 16th May 2018

Orienteering Set Up and Skills (Code PHY217), 22nd May 2018  (Hamsterley Forest)

Writing Outdoors throughout the Curriculum (Code ENG220), 23rd May 2018 

Mud, Mess and Mark making (Code FOU223), 6th June 2018 

Delivering Natural Art Outdoors (Code ART206), 8th June 2018 

Primary Maths Problem Solving Outdoors (Code MAT216), 13th June 2018 (Hamsterley Forest)

Beach Schools Taster Day- (Code SCI212), 15th June 2018 (Seaham Beach)

Calming Kids – Natural Connections and Spirituality (Code PSH203), 25th June 2018  

Making Science Engaging and Fun Outdoors (Code SCI215), 27th June 2018 

An Introduction to EYFS Forest Schools (Code FOU227), 4th July 2018 

All courses take place at the EWE Centre, 9.30 am - 3.30 pm unless otherwise stated.

Please apply by emailing or for EYFS with the course code.



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