All posts by Rachel Carey

LOtC Quality Badge renewed

We've recently had our Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge renewed as a reflection of good quality educational provision. The renewal of the nationally recognised badge shows our continued commitment to sustain high quality learning outside the classroom and that we meet all of the Quality Badge indicators set by the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. A big thumbs up for everyone on the Lea Green team!  9 things you should know about the LOtC Quality Badge The LOtC Quality Read the rest of this article

Meet the team – apprentice Ben

I’m Ben Townsend, I’m 22 years old and I have been working at Lea Green Centre since September 2015. I am currently on an apprenticeship scheme which is working out really well and am studying Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Outdoor Programmes. I was told about the job role by one of my old teachers who I stayed in touch with as I kept going back to my old school to do little bits of volunteering work. He mentioned there was a job he’d seen in the local paper that would be right up my street. I had Read the rest of this article

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