Outdoor and risky play

Be confident your outdoor environment supports risky play for all children.

Girl wandering outside Duration:Half day
Who should attend:All practitioners

What will I learn?

Outdoor and risky play allows children to push themselves to the limit of their capabilities. It increases their confidence, and promotes problem-solving and co-operations. This childcare course gives practitioners the skills to provide the right outdoor environment.

Key topics:

  • The benefits of outdoor play
  • Supporting children to take calculated risks
  • Planned and child-led outdoor activities
  • Risk assess your environment
  • New ideas for outdoor play
  • Overcoming barriers and challenges

To book this childcare course for your nursery please call 01484 407070 for a quote or email training@ndna.org.uk


Prices are based on up to 16 delegates (we recommend 10 as a minimum). A small extra charge applies for extra delegates. You will receive a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development.

  Weekday  Saturday 
   Half Day   Half Day 
NDNA Member   £505  £569
Non-member  £631  £712

"After attending NDNA Risky Play training we have taken the children to the local woodland area to manage and take risks. Thank you so much for the training it was amazing!"

- Emma Moxon, Little Acorns Day Nursery Gomersal

Find out more:

For more information contact our training team by calling 01484 40 70 70 or email training@ndna.org.uk