All posts by Rachel Carey

Meet the team – instructor Christy

Hi, I’m Christy and I am a programme leader at Lea Green Centre. I am responsible for planning courses and liaising with schools, groups and individuals before they arrive. I have been at the Centre for nearly 17 years and my role has changed greatly during that time as part of this lovely team. My first experience of Lea Green Centre was at the tender age of 14 when I visited as part of the Derbyshire Schools hockey squad. I have fond memories of hanging around with friends in the dormitories Read the rest of this article

Astronomical donation

At the start of 2018 we gratefully received some telescopes from Scopes4SEN to enable children and young adults with disabilities or learning difficulties to see local wildlife, the Moon, the planets and the stars when visiting Lea Green Centre.  Joanne and Patrick from Scopes4SEN are on a mission to support vulnerable people get involved with astronomy and science on a hands on basis and through the support of sponsors are able to donate equipment and educational materials to provide Read the rest of this article

Meet the team – apprentice Kelsey

My name is Kelsey Burdell, I’m 21 years old and have worked at Lea Green Centre since September 2015. My role is an Apprentice Outdoor Instructor, I found this job through the National Apprenticeship Service website and applied with an open mind, I was still at sixth form at the time as well as working part-time. I applied for this apprenticeship because I was interested in what it entailed and it seemed an unusual and varied role, also, I visited Lea Green Centre when I was younger and thought Read the rest of this article