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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 – 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