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 31st January from 3:45- 5pm

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.

Places can be booked via the SAPERE website. 

Philosophy for Children for Level 1 Validated ONLINE COURSE


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

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

extremely limited. 


Thursday 24th February from 1-5pm, Thursday 3rd March from 4-6pm,

Monday 7th March from 4-6pm and Thursday 10th March  from 4—6pm.

A full course flyer can be viewed here. 

Please do contact us now to reserve your place or book now. 

Booking is now also open for our Summer term course:

Tuesday 7th June from 9am - 1pm, Thursday 9th June from 4-6pm,

Tuesday 14th June from 4-6pm and Thursday 16th June from 4—6pm.

A full course flyer can be viewed here.

Places can be booked here  or of course do please contact us

Philosofuns ONLINE COURSE! 

Monday 7th February, 4:15 - 5:30pm - £10 AND

Thursday 24th February, 9:30 - 11:30 - £25

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 Monday 7th February from 4:15 - 5:30pm with places at the bargain rate of £10pp. This session will focus on the theme of CLOCKS as voted for by participants at our October Philosofun. A full flyer can ve viewed here. Please book your place via eventbrite


In addition we are offering a day time philosofun for those new to philosofuns on Thursday 24th February from 9:30 - 11:30am. This session will bring two popular themes together, FRIENDS and PETS and include the opportunity to plan your own philosofun activities.  A full flyer can be viewed here. Please book your place via eventbrite. 

We are now also offering lots of whole school online and face to face Philosofun training. Again, please do contact us to find out more.  

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Thursday 5th May, 1:30 - 4:30pm at St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Morecambe, Lancashire. LA14 5PS

Date TBC 1:30 - 4:30pm at Heron Hill Primary School, Kendal, Cumbria. LA9 7JH

We are so pleased to be offering our popular P4C in the Outdoors course on 2 dates this May! Places cost £40per person,

Course Aims:

� To experience and share practical examples of P4C in an outdoor setting

� To provide tools and techniques to use Philosophy for Children outdoors

� To provide and share examples of resources to support future work



This course draws on recent work with over 20 schools linked to Morecambe Bay, work with Rusland Horizons, Conserving Coniston and Crake and the Yorkshire Dales Millenium trust and over 20 years experience of using P4C linked to the outdoors.

Please do contact us to secure your place.  

#ChatP4C - An hour of all things P4C on Twitter -  (FREE!)

Thursday 3rd February, 8 - 9pm - The Philosophical Teacher -  A full flyer can be viewed here. 


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 will take place on Thursday 18th November, from 8pm.  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 November 2021 - World Philosophy Day

#ChatP4C October 2021 - P4C and Parents

#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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