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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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 Autumn  term. Spaces on this course are

extremely limited. The course takes place on zoom over 3 dates. Attendance on all 3 dates is required to received the Level 1 validation. 


1. Wednesday 12th October 1—4:30pm

2. Wednesday 19th October 1—4:30pm

3. Wednesday 2nd November 1—4:30pm

A full course flyer can be viewed here.

Places can be booked here  (course number 5646) or of course do please contact us

If you are a school we already work with, we do offer disounted places on our level 1 training. Please do get in touch to find out more. 


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

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

•Fun sized 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

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

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Tuesday 4th October, 1:30 - 4:30pm Venue: St Mary's RC Primary School, Morecambe. LA4 5PS

We are so pleased to be offering our popular P4C in the Outdoors course again in the Autumn term, 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.  

Beach School Training 

THIS COURSE IS FULLY BOOKED (please contact us 

if you would like to placed on a waiting list)

19th and 20th September 2022 - A full flyer can be viewed here.

We are excited to be working in partnership with South Walney Infants School and Forest School Education to bring Beach Schools Level 3 Training to Cumbria. This 2 day training is kindly being hosted by South Walney Infant School with site visits planned to Biggar Bank and Roan Head (Sandscale Hawes) via minibus.


Please note in addition to the 2 days training, 44 hours of self study is also required to received the Level 3 accreditation.


Places on this course will be very limited and we already have a waiting list for when further information becomes available. Please do contact us to book your place.

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

Thursday 15th September, 8 - 9pm -  Theme: P4C and Humanities. 

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. Every half term 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.

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. 

Here are the dates and themes for  forthcoming #ChatP4C sessions. 

You can access the previous twitter moments (a summary of the session highlights)  below:

#ChatP4C July 2022 - Beach P4C

#ChatP4C May 2022 - P4C and Empathy

#ChatP4C March 2022 - P4C and SEND

#ChatP4C February 2022 - The Philosophical Teacher

#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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