Training and consultancy packages

Package A - "Outdoor Learning" toolkit

An Outdoor learning toolkit produced by Martin Besford which provides a step by step guide for settings and schools to develope  their outdoor learning and outdoor spaces. It also provides further reading, information, contacts and relevant books.


Cost £20 includes postage


Package B - Talk and Tour

An hour and a half tour of all of Highway Farm giving a chance to see the Centre in action. Includes our indoor and outdoor spaces and allows the opportunity for questions and discussions around our ethos and practice. This tour is for 4 people from your school or setting and includes a copy of the toolkit.


Cost £70 for 4 people. Additional people are £15 PP, max 6 people.


Package C - Personalised visit to your school/ setting

An opportunity for Martin Besford to visit your setting and look at your spaces and practice. We will discuss where you are now and where you would like to be, including time scales. Your setting will be provided with a brief action plan from the visit, highlighting steps to take to achieve this, information and advise tailored to your needs. Approximately 2 hour visit. Includes the " Outdoor Learning" toolkit.


Cost £100


Package D - A mini combo package

This option combines packages A, B and C.

Martin Besford would first visit your setting or school for package C and then the core staff involved would visit Highway farm to see how we have embeded these things into Highway Farm and how to transfer this and tailor it to meet their needs.


Cost £180


Package E - Planning and creating inpiring learning environments

This package is very personalised and tailored to meet each setting or schools needs. We work in partnership to redesign an outdoor space in your school or setting to enable quality outdoor learning. It includes a detailed design of the new space and how to resource it. Staff will also be shown how to best use the space and how to get the most from it. We will support you and work with the contractor to ensure you get the best value for money for your inspiring space.


Cost - depends upon the size of the project- starting at £200

Please note this does not include the cost to actually create the space, this can be done to meet any budget.


Camp Fire Training

This course is designed to meet all abilities and is for anyone wanting to work with children to use camp fies within their school or setting. It is a 4 hour course which looks at risk assessments, procedures and has lots of practical elemements from fire lighting schills to cooking on it. We also look at making your own resources, kit lists and different kinds of fires for different uses or different spaces. A very popular course. We can come to your detting/ school or can be held at Highway Farm.


Cost £35 per person or £300 for a group of 10-12 people.


Other courses available.


We can also tailor make courses to meet your needs and requirements- please contact us for more information