The Bradford Community Play & Development Service are delighted to be able to offer a “Free Taster Fishing Session" for Schools” starting after the 2021 Easter holiday period. Please see below for more details about this unique opportunity :
Dates : Any Tuesday am/pm or Thursday am/pm as from Tuesday 13th April 2021 – Thursday 30th September (term time only and excludes June & July. Please see the available dates below :
Tuesday 13th or Thursday 15th
Tuesday 20th or Thursday 22nd
Tuesday 27th or Thursday 29th
Tuesday 4th or Thursday 6th
Tuesday 11th or Thursday 13th
Tuesday 18th or Thursday 20th
Tuesday 25th or Thursday 27th
Tuesday 7th or Thursday 9th
Tuesday 14th or Thursday 16th
Tuesday 21st or Thursday 23rd
Tuesday 28th or Thursday 30th
Times : 10:00 – 12:00 or 13:00 – 15:00 (flexible)
Transportation : Your School will need to arrange the transportation of children, to and from the venue.
Venue : Farview Fishing Lakes, Lee Lane, Wilsden, Bradford BD16 1UF
Overview : Up to a maximum of 8 children fishing at any one time over a 2 hour period, 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
DBS certified instructors
What we need from your School ?
To enable our Service to put together a timetable for Schools that are interested, please can you submit the following information no later than Friday 12th March 2021 to
School / Academy name
Person responsible name and email address
Preferred date and time (from the selected dates listed from either 10:00 – 12:00 or 13:00 – 15:00) :
Please note that preferred dates and times will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and limited to a maximum of one free session per School initially. This may increase to two or even three free sessions depending on the number of Schools that
apply and want to get involved. Confirmation of your allocated date/s will be sent via email to your “Person responsible” and must be confirmed upon receipt.
Schools will also have the opportunity to book more sessions following their free taster session/s at a cost of £250 per session at a date and time to be arranged.
PLEASE NOTE THAT SESSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN A COVID SAFE ENVIRONMENT AND IN LINE WITH CURRENT GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES.