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 : Please see the last remaining dates and times available below :
Tuesday 11th from 13:00 - 15:00
Thursday 13th from 13:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 7th from either 10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00
Thursday 9th from either 10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00
Tuesday 14th from either 10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00
Thursday 16th from either 10:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 15:00
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 19th March 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org :
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 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.
We are delighted to confirm that the following Schools have already accepted our offer :
Fagley Primary School
Bradford AP Academy School
Beechcliffe Ash Valley College
Bradford AP Academy Central School
Bradford Academy Primary School
St Josephs Primary School - Otley
Low Ash Primary School
Park PRU School
Horton Park Primary School
Crossflatts Primary School
Bradford Academy School
Beckfoot Upper Heaton School
Holy Family School
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.