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We are very much looking forward to having a stand at the Geographical Association conference on Friday and Saturday. If you are going come and have a chat to see what our beautiful Peak District location and years of experience in outdoor and environmental education can offer your group!  Plus we have an exclusive competition…
We are running InsideOut bouldering courses with the Climbing Works and the BMC throughout the year. The first course for anyone new to outdoor bouldering is the InsideOut Introduction which takes place at Burbage South, just 20 minutes drive from The Climbing Works. Participants will get to ‘grips’ with Peak Gritstone, learn safety and environmental
Sheffield Schools Bouldering Competition
We have had a fantastic day at the Mini Works working with the Climbing Works and Links School Sport Partnership on the finals of the primary and secondary bouldering competitions for Sheffield schools.  The aim of the annual competition is to provide a day for Sheffield school children to experience a new activity in a fun and friendly environment
We are part of the newly formed PE, Swimming & Outdoor Learning (PESOL) team within the Inclusion and Learning Services of Sheffield City Council.  We have released our annual report for 2015 that you can download below.  PESOL Annual Report 2015 (PDF, 3mb)
Mountain Training Climbing Awards Review
Mountain Training are inviting you to give your opinion on their current administered climbing coaching awards in the hope that it will: Gain feedback on the content and scope of the awards. Identify the pathway of development for climbing instructors. Gain greater understanding on the use of the awards. Identify the challenges faced by climbing instructors in Mountain
Bespoke CPD for School Staff
We ran a few very successful OEAP Outdoor Learning Cards courses this March for Sheffield School staff. Look at how enthusiastic they look- ready for the orienteering and den building section of our 3rd course. Get in touch if you are interested in getting these fantastic resources in to your school to encourage learning outside the classroom

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Courses for 2019 – Walking, Mountain Biking & More
Hill & Moorland Leader Courses Are you interested in being able to lead groups on the hills and moorlands of the UK including the Peak District, Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Yorkshire Dales and the Cheviots?  We still have limited spaces available on our HML Assessment course on the 4th – 6th of May.  For more information regarding
Book Your 2019/2020 Residential Visits
If you haven’t booked your school’s residential visit for the next academic year please get in touch with us to explore the many options available – including fully instructed, part instructed, accommodation only, fully catered, self catering and more – book soon to make sure you don’t miss out. We have a small amount of
❄ Merry Christmas & Happy New Year ❄
The centre is quiet this week as schools are busy with Christmas fairs, nativity shows and carol singing – we hope that everybody is having a fantastic time. As strange as a quiet centre seems to us – we’re used to it bustling with excited groups – we’re making the most of it by making some
Plan Ahead – School Residential Visit Prices Released Up To March 2021
To help schools plan and budget for their upcoming residential visit we have released the residential ‘bundle’ prices for April 2019 – March 2020 and April 2020 – March 2021.  Having reviewed our approach to pricing we will be introducing High, Low and Peak seasons where the core price of the ‘bundle’ will be different.  The dates
The Department for Education’s (DfE) has released new Guidance on Health and safety on educational visits. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/health-and-safety-on-educational-visits/health-and-safety-on-educational-visits The guidance, which links to Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel National Guidance, also endorses the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom’s LOtC Quality Badge, the national accreditation which ensures providers have the appropriate safety standards and liability insurance in place. We

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