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Let's Step Outside in the EYFS

Designed for EYFS leaders and practitioners focusing on how to plan for outdoor learning


Join us for this course which is either offered as a full day course or as a programme of three webinars and has been designed to provide insightful CPD opportunities for your early years team.

Packed with new ideas and inspiration, this course places outdoor learning in the spotlight and will focus in turn on Principles, Provision and Practice. You will also receive additional resources to use back in school and to enrich your learning.


Establish Principles: Exploring the Special Nature of Outdoor Learning

Explore the key principles of effective learning outdoors. Reflect on the special, unique nature of the outdoors and consider why outdoor learning is such a vital part of young children’s experience.

Rethink Provision: How to Maximise Opportunities Outdoors

Focus on what children are naturally driven to do and consider how best to plan, organise and resource outdoors to encourage the widest range of opportunities.

Develop Practice: What do Adults Need to Know and Do Outdoors

Consider the adult role and how to best complement, enrich, deepen and challenge children’s experiences to maximise the potential of the outdoors learning.


  • Understand the impact of outdoor learning on young children’s development

  • Explore the connection between the physical environment and the opportunities and possibilities for learning outdoors

  • Develop practical strategies to deepen your knowledge of the adult role in outdoor learning


EYFS leaders and teachers


Face to Face Course - £145 per person excl. VAT

Live Webinar Package - £145 per person excl. VAT

Recording - £145 per person excl. VAT

Please note that our online training courses are priced per person and multiple viewings of a course will be charged.

Dates and Times

Autumn 2024

Face to Face Courses

Carnforth - Ingleton Primary School, LA6 3DY
Thursday 3rd October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Crawley - Maidenbower Infant School, RH10 7RA
Thursday 3rd October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Leicestershire - John Wycliffe Primary School, LE17 4QJ
Wednesday 9th October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Coventry - Alderman's Green Primary School, CV2 1PP
Tuesday 15th October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Nottingham - Holly Hill Primary School, NG16 6AW
Wednesday 16th October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Middlesex - Minet Infant & Nursery School, UB3 3NR
Thursday 24th October
9:30am - 3:30pm

Surrey - Knaphill Lower School, GU21 2SX
Thursday 7th November
9:30am - 3:30pm

Norfolk - Lakenham Primary School & Nursery, NR1 2HL
Wednesday 13th November
9:30am - 3:30pm

Hull - Endike Academy, HU6 7UR
Wednesday 27th November
9:30am - 3:30pm


*Please Note - Lunch will not be provided when attending Face to Face Courses, please ensure you bring a packed lunch to the course.


Live Webinar Package

Part 1: Wednesday 16th October
Part 2: Wednesday 6th November
Part 3: Wednesday 20th November
1:30pm - 3:00pm


Spring 2025

Face to Face Courses

Cheshire - Oldfield Brow Primary, WA14 4LE
Wednesday 29th January
9:30am - 3:30pm

County Durham - Wingate Primary School, TS28 5AQ
Tuesday 4th February
9:30am - 3:30am

Middlesbrough - Brambles Primary Academy, TS3 9DB
Tuesday 11th March
9:30am - 3:30pm

Hertfordshire - Christ Church Chorleywood CofE School, WD3 5SG
Thursday 8th May
9:30am - 3:30pm


*Please Note - Lunch will not be provided when attending Face to Face Courses, please ensure you bring a packed lunch to the course.

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