Offers and Promotions

This is a very special year for us, as NEEN (the charity behind OASES) is celebrating 25 years of Outdoor and Sustainability Education delivery. As part of our birthday celebrations we are offering 5 Outdoor Learning Network Member schools per month 25% off our usual delivery cost for the following services:

September – Ushaw Adventures

Enhance curriculum delivery through a visit to Ushaw. Improve imaginative writing through inspirational experiences: from finding fairies in the grounds to discovering why the mythical creatures were turned into wood!

October – Juice Discovery

Let your children discover the amount of sugar in their favourite drinks. Compare this with the taste of freshly pressed apple juice, by squeezing their own from 100% fruit. The test is in the taste!

November - Bridges and Balances at Hamsterley Forest

A new hands on, interactive and team based session for Hamsterley Forest that combines Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM). Working with natural materials this activity will promote critical thinking, collaborative working and plenty of creativity!

December – Orchard Planting Day

Let us help you to plan, source, plant and use an orchard of apple, pear and plum trees in your school grounds. From taste testing to crumble making, planning to planting this is a fun filled day with lots of learning (trees and resources additional to session costs).

January – Forest Schools, Woodland Wonders

Forest School taster session in your school grounds. From leaf crowns to making camp, learn how forest school practice can enhance curriculum delivery.

February – Willow Domes

Involve your children in making a living willow dome for your school grounds. (Willow trees and resources additional to session costs).

March – Gardening & Science

During this half-day session Year 1/2 children will find out all about plants by investigating and growing their own beans, potatoes and salad leaves. We will leave you with instructions on how to care for and harvest your delicious produce.

 April – Active Learning Training

Tackle obesity, poor focus and disengagement by learning how to integrate active, outdoor learning into your curriculum. Choose from an Active Outdoor English, Maths or Science Twilight and discover simple techniques to engage children in new and innovative ways.

 May - Orienteering

Learn map skills and test your knowledge to follow the orienteering course at one of our three sites. Choose from Hamsterley Forest, Ushaw and Easington Local Nature Reserve.

 June – Rockpool and Beach Exploration

Who lives where, who eats who and how are they adapted to survive in different environments? Choose from Roker Beach, Seaham Harbour Beach or Longsands Beach in Tynemouth.

 July – ID, Wildlife Explorers

Bio-Blitz your school grounds! Find out what nature lives in your school – bug hunting, trees, birds and more…

This offer will only be available for the sessions specified above and (where applicable) for a class of up to 35 children. To be one of the first five schools to book a session, contact us quoting “Happy Birthday”.   Don’t delay and book today!

To become a member of the OASES Schools' Outdoor Learning Network (which is FREE of charge) please download a membership form and return it to us at This offer is not to be used in conjunction with any other offers.


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