P4C Foundation Course Level 1

Start practising P4C with your students

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This two-day course will enable you to start practising P4C with your students straight away. You will learn how to: 

  • Encourage philosophical questioning and dialogue
  • Facilitate a P4C enquiry in your classroom
  • Identify resources to stimulate rich discussions among your students

The Level 1 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

Completion of the course and the facilitation of six P4C sessions will qualify you for a SAPERE P4C Initial Practitioner Certificate.

Browse our current Level 1 courses and book your place below. Before booking, please note

  • The reduced Going for Gold rate is only available to schools taking part in our Going for Gold programme.
  • Going for Gold schools and schools taking part in the EEF Trial should call the office on 01865 408333 or email enquiries@sapere.org.uk to book training.
  • All Level 1 courses listed here are two-day courses. The dates given below show the first and second days of each course, which may not be consecutive. Courses typically run from 09:00 to around 16:00.
DateLocationTypeCourse IDPlacesCost 
28/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Hazel Oak School
Hazel Oak Road
Solihull
West Midlands B90 2AZ
SAPERE School-Hosted Open Level 1238718
Going for Gold
£200.00
Normal
£300.00
Book
26/02/2020 - 11/03/2020 Reading International Solidarity Centre RISC
35 - 39 London Street
Reading
Berkshire RG1 4PS
Independent Open Level 1222418
Normal
£300.00
Book
28/02/2020 - 06/03/2020 Toxteth Annexe Conference Centre
Aigburth Road
Liverpool
L17 7BN
Independent Open Level 1220711
Normal
£300.00
Book
12/03/2020 - 13/03/2020 Resource for London
356 Holloway Road
London
N7 6PA
SAPERE Open Level 1136711
Going for Gold
£200.00
Normal
£300.00
Book
18/05/2020 - 19/05/2020 Dursley Church of England Primary Academy
Highfields
Dursley
Gloucestershire GL11 4NZ
SAPERE Open Level 1137021
Going for Gold
£200.00
Normal
£300.00
Book
15/06/2020 - 19/06/2020 Manley Park Primary School
College Road
MANCHESTER
M16 0AA
Independent Open Level 1261722
Normal
£300.00
Book
25/06/2020 - 26/06/2020 Churchill Community College, Wallsend, Tyne & Wear
Churchill Street
Wallsend
Tyne and Wear, NE28 7TN
SAPERE Open Level 1160222
Going for Gold
£200.00
Normal
£300.00
Book
30/07/2020 - 31/07/2020 University of York
Heslington
York
North Yorkshire YO10 5DD
SAPERE Open Level 1137322
Going for Gold
£200.00
Normal
£300.00
Book