CPD Webinar for Primary Schools Teachers

The Out to Play CPD Webinar for Primary School Teachers explores Eco Drama’s award-winning Out to Play approach. Through an interactive online session, teachers and education facilitators gain practical ideas and creative learning techniques to embed drama, storytelling and creativity within outdoor learning and learning for sustainability. Participants are provided with the Second Edition Let’s Go… Out to Play! Resource Pack.

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How Does It Work?

The 2 hour CPD webinar takes place on Microsoft Teams. Individuals or settings can book onto a webinar by following the booking link below.

The webinar is open to any primary school teacher, support for learning or after school care worker in Scotland/the UK, and is also available to non UK educators.

Out to Play webinars are frequently commissioned by councils as a means to provide multiple settings across a local authority with access to quality CPD training for teachers. Past collaborations include commissions from Glasgow City Council, East Dunbartonshire Council and Perth & Kinross Council.

To discuss booking a webinar, or a set number of places for the primary schools in your council, please contact Schools Project Manager Suzanne Prak-Sandilands – suzanne@ecodrama.co.uk.

Creative Outdoor Learning in Primary School Settings

Delivered by a professional Drama Artist and members of the Eco Drama team, this 2-hour online workshop includes practical and creative activities for arts-based outdoor learning, inspiration and guidance on using drama and storytelling with your class, plus interactive opportunities for online teamwork and discussion.

By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • an increased understanding of the role of drama, storytelling and creativity within outdoor learning.
  • improved knowledge, confidence and skills in delivering arts-based outdoor learning.
  • actively participated in creative learning and nature connection activities which can be delivered with children from P1-P7.
  • a bank of ideas and resources to draw on for future outdoor learning.

The ‘Let’s Go…Out to Play!’ Resource Pack is posted out after the webinar, supporting participants to further develop their creative outdoor learning practice.

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Session Leader

The CPD webinar sessions are led by Eco Drama’s Creative Engagement Artist Saffron Gillies, who has been delivering primary school Out to Play residencies in schools across Glasgow since 2021.

Saffron has also been delivering the early years strand of the Out to Play programme, including the delivery of Out to Play in a Day sessions and Mini Residencies, working in-depth with multiple nurseries across Glasgow. Saffron and the Eco Drama team have also delivered Early Years Out to Play CPD webinars for practitioners across Glasgow, Scotland and the wider world.

Read more about Saffron here


To book a place on one of our upcoming Primary Schools Out to Play CPD Webinars, please fill in this form, or to discuss commissioning a webinar for your nursery or council, please contact Schools Project Manager Suzanne Prak-Sandilands –

suzanne@ecodrama.co.uk or call 0141 552 9920


“We can’t wait to apply what we’ve learned with the children.”

CPD session attendee

“Outdoor learning is an area that I need to develop and this CPD has given me the confidence and skills to take my class out.”

Participating teacher

“I feel more confident than before with more practical ideas/ activities to use.”

Participating teacher
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