Forthcoming Courses

Forthcoming Courses

 Most of our training is delivered as whole school training at your setting as a closed course, so we only offer one or two open courses a term. Find out more about our bespoke courses and whole school training (via twilight training or through school INSET days), or please do get in touch ! Please contact us now to reserve your place on 

Many of our courses have now moved to online delivery via zoom, easy to access whether at home or school

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P4C for Early Years ONLINE (£25)

Monday 12th July from 3:45 - 5:00pm

This workshop  focuses on some specific tools and techniques to support delivery of P4C in the Early Years (EYFS to 5 years), drawing on tried and tested practical examples from the indoor and outdoor classroom.

Please book your place via SAPERE

Philosophy for Children for Level 1 Validated ONLINE COURSE


Monday 11th October from 1-5pm, Thursday 14th October from 4-6pm,

Monday 18th October from 4-6pm and Thursday 21st October  from 4—6pm.


We will be offering one SAPERE validated Level 1 one Philosophy for

Children (P4C) course in the Autumn term. Spaces on this course are

extremely limited. 


A full course flyer can be viewed here. 

Attendance at all 4 dates is required to receive the Level 1 validation. Please do contact us now to reserve your place or book now. 

Philosofuns ONLINE COURSE! £10

Tuesday 6th July,  from 4:15 - 5:30pm

Jane Yates (Philosopher's backpack) and I have been collaborating on Philosofuns.


•Philosofuns are non-competitive, active, playful, engaging and fun!

•Short games for starters, class session or full day sessions – you can use or adapt the supporting resources sent after the training straight to your classroom

•Games to foster collaborative thinking through ‘micro-communities’ focussed on paired or small group conversation with potential to lead to a full class enquiry

•Games focus on themes such as; robots, monsters, friends,  food and pets

Our next online philosofun for teachers will be on Tuesday 6th July, from 4:15 - 5:30pm with places costing the bargain rate of £10pp. This session will focus on the new theme of homes as voted for by participants at our February Philosofun. Full flyer here. Bookings can be made through eventbrite for this training.

Again, please do contact us to find out more.

###POSTPONED UNTIL THE AUTUMN TERM ###ChatP4C - An hour of all things P4C on Twitter - Monday 30th June, 8-9pm.   (FREE!)

Jane Yates (Philosopher's backpack), Joana Rita Sousa from Portugal and I have been collaborating on #ChatP4C on Twitter. Each month we host a twitter chat in English and Portuguese, encouraging participants to respond to questions linked to a P4C theme. We also invite special guest to share their expertise. It has proved to be a very busy and fruitful hour with some wonderful and practical examples of P4C shared by practitioners from around the world.

Our next #ChatP4C takes place on Monday 30th June, from 8-9pm - full flyer here.  To join just search for #ChatP4C on twitter and remember to keep refreshing you page as it will be fast and furious. It is fantastic if you can of course contribute some ideas too - so please respond within the question using the #ChatP4C hashtag. 

You can access the previous twitter moments below:

#ChatP4C May 2021 - P4C and Questions

#ChatP4C April 2021 - P4C and the Environment

#ChatP4C March 2021 - Wonderful Words!

#ChatP4C February 2021 - Embedding P4C

#ChatP4C January 2021 - Creative delivery for P4C 

#ChatP4C December 2020 - Resources for P4C 

#ChatP4C November 2020-  World Philosophy Day 2020 

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