Schools Fishing Opportunity - Bradford Community Play & Development Service

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NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR 2021 - BOOK NOW !!! Fishing has many benefits and in particular now, given the trail of destruction that COVID-19 has left us with including : confidence building, skills development, co ordination, conduct, behaviour, patience, concentration & resilience.

Farview Fishing Lakes is based in a beautiful location on the outskirts of Bradford

Below is an example of a fishing programme that we can deliver :

Transportation : Your School will need to arrange the transportation of children, to and from the location.

Location : Farview Fishing Lakes, Lee Lane, Wilsden, Bradford BD16 1UF

Days : Any day , Monday – Friday (all year round, excluding school holidays)

Times : 10:00 – 12:00 & 13:00 – 15:00 (flexible but this allows for lunch, the cleansing of equipment for a possible change over of 8 more children)

Overview : Up to a maximum of 8 children fishing at any one time, supervised by two tutors.

All equipment will be provided by our Service and set up by tutors, ready for the arrival of the children on site.

On arrival, children will be briefed about the facility and informed about behaviour and expectations.

Each child will be allocated a shared peg (a space where they will remain throughout the session)

Each child will be provided with their own seat, bait and fishing tackle (including umbrella if needed)

Tutors will provide basic information about fishing and the various techniques used.

Children will be encouraged to fish independently with tutors available only to assist where and when necessary.

Children will find out about the species of fish they catch and will also have a photo opportunity if they wish to do so (School staff to arrange this) before the fish are returned safely back to the water.

Additional information provided by our Service :

Covid-19 safe specific risk assessment for fishing

Day fishing tickets for each participant

Rod & line licences for each participant

Public liability insurance

Basic first aid

Options available :

A 2 hour session fishing experience (10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00) - £250

A full day fishing experience (10:00 - 12:00 & 13:00 - 15:00) - £450

A series of days / weeks / months fishing experiences are available upon request.

Please visit our Bradford Community Play & Development Service - Facebook page for more information.

Please email Lee Clapham at or contact 01274 435499 / 07582 101571 to book your session.


Published: 17/11/2020
Audience: Headteachers, Assistant Headteachers, Teachers, Teaching Assistant, Outdoor Learning Mentors
Contact: Lee Clapham

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