My P4C courses

Courses available:-

Two day Level 1 Foundation Course                              (SAPERE and GLP accredited)

  • Introduces the theory and practice of P4C
  • Provides tools to develop students’ questioning and thinking skills
  • Connects P4C to the curriculum
  • Demonstrates philosophical enquiry in practice
  • Presents P4C resources and sources of teaching materials

Other courses available:

Tools for Thinking Together(SAPERE accredited)

Global Learning & the English Curriculum(GLP accredited)

Introduction to P4C and Global Learning(GLP accredited)

P4C and the English Curriculum (bespoke course for individual schools)

Please contact me if you are interested in training.  Also available for conference workshops.

Summer 2017

Cheshire Development Education Centre courses

Cranage Hall, Cheshire

22/5 & 16/6 Foundation Level 1 (SAPERE open course)

Chester Doubletree Hotel, Chester 

23/6   English & Global Learning

Please book through Cheshire Development Education Centre or if you are a GLP school and have e-credits you can book via the Global Learning Programme website.

Other dates Summer 2017

Kirby Hill School, North Yorkshire Hub

24/4  Level 1 P4C (Day 2 closed course)

Our Ladies & St Mary's, West Lothian

5/5, 15/5 & 12/6   P4C Support Day

Dishforth School, North Yorkshire Hub

26/5   P4C support day

Egerton Primary School, Cheshire

5/6   Level 1 P4C course (closed course)

Kirby Hill Primary School. North Yorkshire Hub

9/6   P4C support day

Topcliffe C of E Primary School, North Yorkshire Hub

26/6 P4C support day

St Basil's Catholic Primary School, Cheshire

7/7  Foundation Level 1 course (SAPERE closed course)

Autumn 2017

Training teachers in New Dehli, India with INTACH

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

23&24/8  Level 2a P4C  (Book through SAPERE)

1/9    Foundation Level 1  Skerton School, Lancaster (Closed course)

4/9    Foundation Level 1  Upton St Leonard's, Gloucester (Closed course)

Previous P4C courses

Training in Khatmandu, Nepal



Cumbria LA

University of Cumbria

Cheshire Development Education Centre

Cumbria Development Education Centre

Global Link, Lancaster

Liverpool One World Centre

Bluejam Penrith(Music & P4C transition project)

Forth Valley Creative Learning 


British School of Marbella, Spain

Nepal Institute for Philosophy for Children

INTACH, New Dehli, India

British Council, Mexico City

Lancaster Girls Grammar School Cluster Group (Joint training with Indian/UK teachers)

MOET School, Malawi

Cumbrian Schools

Armathwaite School, Cumbria

Culgaith School, Cumbria

Robert Ferguson School, Carlisle

Cockermouth Secondary School

Ghyllside School cluster group, Kendal

Wigton Infants

Grasmere School

Staveley School cluster group

Frizington Primary Cluster Group

North West

Northwood Community Primary School, Liverpool

Hollinhey School, Macclesfield

Wolverham Primary, Ellsmere Port

The Oaks Primary, Ellsmere Port

Over Kellet C of E Primary, Nr Lancaster

South West

Pershore High School (GLP cluster schools)

Lord Scudamore Academy (GLP cluster schools)

Hagley Primary School (GLP cluster schools)

Wyche Primary School (GLP cluster schools)

Chaddesley Corbett School (GLP cluster schools)

Field Court Infant Academy, Gloucestershire

Rushwick School, Worcestershire

Tenbury C of E Primary School (GLP cluster group)

Eardisley C of E Primary School (GLP cluster group)

St Kenelms C of E Primary (GLP cluster group)

Ridgewood High School (GLP cluster group)

Other areas

Dunchurch C of E School, Rugby

Greenfield Community College, County Durham (GLP cluster)

George Heriot's School, Edinburgh

St Thomas's Primary School, West Lothian

Kirby Hill C of E Primary, North Yorkshire Hub

Topcliffe C of E Primary, North Yorkshire Hub

Dishforth C of E Primary, North Yorkshire H