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P4C Foundation Course Level 1

Start practising P4C with your students

  • Encourage philosophical questioning and dialogue
  • Understand how to facilitate a P4C enquiry
  • Identify resources to stimulate rich discussions among your students

Two-day course:

  • 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

The course is designed for all who want to practise P4C in an educational setting.  Completion of the course and facilitating 6 P4C enquiries in your classroom will qualify you for a P4C Initial Practitioner certificate.


£2,500 for a two-day INSET plus follow-up twilight with an accredited SAPERE trainer for up to 22 staff

£2,200 for a two-day INSET (without follow-up twilight) with an accredited SAPERE trainer for up to 22 staff

Please note that the days don't need to be consecutive.

£300 for an individual place on an accredited SAPERE open course (a surcharge may apply for late bookings)

Course benefits:

  • For teachers, you can immediately start facilitating P4C enquiries in your class
  • For students, P4C accelerates educational progress, personal and social development
  • For head-teachers, P4C enhances students’ engagement and teachers’ motivation

“SAPERE's P4C training was like a huge breath of fresh air.” (Secondary teacher, Staffordshire)

Click here to book a place on an open Course

To book by phone or find out more please contact 01865 408333