Richard Wood – Outdoor Learning in Northumberland
Richard Wood’s strong links with education have been forged through his position as an active first school Governor since 1997. In the past he has spent time working as a youth worker and lectured in a High School and in Further Education, as well as gaining 18 years experience in training and management. He has always been a keen lover of the outdoors and has been delivering a variety of outdoor workshops in Early Years settings and First schools over the last 10 years. He is a qualified Forest School Level 4 practitioner and associate of Forest School Education and Archimedes Training. He has a comprehensive list outdoor leadership qualifications and also spends time on overseas expeditions.
Educational workshops are delivered by Richard; his wife Sally assists in the planning and development.
Sally Wood qualified as a Primary teacher in 1987 at Charlotte Mason College in Ambleside, where she gained a B Ed Hons. Now a Head Teacher at Hugh Joicey C of E First School at Ford, she has taught in Germany, Cornwall and Northumberland in Early Years, Years 1,3, 4 and 6. In 2004 she was selected to be a Lead Behaviour Teacher and has for a number of years been responsible for the mentoring of teacher trainees. In recent years she has been curriculum leader for Literacy, Music, RE, D and T, PE and PHSE. She is a full time teacher and a firm supporter of education in the outdoors. Her children experience forest school activities with trained staff in their adjacent woodland.
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