The Magic of Outdoor Play

This course aims to inspire practitioners in developing a learning outdoor environment.

This course will look at:

  • the adult role and the active part they need to play
  • the importance of child initiated play
  • the physical benefits of being outdoors
  • play types and play principles
  • risk benefit assessments
  • Developing a quality environment outdoors

NB: Practitioners must wear suitable outdoor clothing and footwear, as part of the session takes place outdoors


This course is free to Bradford Council Employees
This course is £80 per person to organisations.

In order to meet the Council’s quality and sufficiency duty, settings that are graded ‘inadequate’, ‘requires improvement’ or ‘not met’ at their last Ofsted inspection, will receive a 50% subsidy towards the cost of courses.

The subsidy is only provided for training that directly addresses actions identified at their last Ofsted inspection.

Date and venue:

Friday 16th October 2015 @ Barkerend Children's Centre, 365 Barkerend Rd, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD3 8QX (9.30am - 2.30pm)

To book places:

Please complete the booking form on the link below.

Link to the Workforce Development training course databaseLink to the Workforce Development Booking Form

If you have any queries about this course, please contact Workforce Development on 01274 434503.

*Due to the high demand for our courses it is important that you inform us in advance if you cannot attend. You may be charged if you fail to attend a course and do not inform us.


Published: 21/09/2015
Audience: All practitioners working with children including Reception Teachers, Managers, Deputy Managers
Contact: Sadaf Iqbal

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