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 Summer term. Spaces on this course are

extremely limited. 


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


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

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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Monday 23rd May 1:30 - 4:30pm Venue: Lever Edge Primary Academy, Bolton. BL3 3HP

We are so pleased to be offering our popular P4C in the Outdoors course on 3 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 19th May, 8 - 9pm: P4C and Empathy -  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 is a full calendar of our special guests and dates for #ChatP4C through 2022. 

You can access the previous twitter moments below:

#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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