Organisation Contact Details

Organisation/Group Name
Dean Field Studies Centre
Telephone
Contact Person
Mr Ian Healey

Address

Address 1
Parkend
Town
Lydney
County
Gloucestershire
Postcode
GL15 4JA

Categories

Categories
Culture, Sports & Leisure Health and Well Being

More About The Organisation

Organisation Details

About Us

We are Bristol City Council's Residential Outdoor Education Centre in the Forest of Dean. This 72 bed Centre caters for all sorts of groups from week long school trips to Corporate Team Building day events. Our activity programmes include options for climbing, canoeing, caving, orienteering, problem solving challenges, environmental sessions, river studies, forest walks and shelter building etc. We also have a fantastic new High Challenge Course built in the grounds with various challenges such as Zip Wire, Climbing and Abseil Tower, Trapeze Bar Leap of Faith, High Ropes Course, Crate Stacking and Jacobs Ladder. All programmes are tailor made to meet your needs whatever the length of course.

Opening Times

Are you open during term time?
Are you open during school holidays?

Your Service

How do people access your service?
They make an appointment
Comments

We take the majority of our term time residential bookings in February for the following academic year. However we will take last minute bookings for any available weeks whenever. Similarly day visits and weekend and holiday visits can be booked at any time.

Waiting Lists

Do you have a waiting list?
No

Costs

Are there any costs to the user for your service?
Costs

All courses prices are extremely competitive and are based on group size, time of year and activity programme. Please contact us for a personalised quote.

Areas Serviced

Do you welcome people using your service from the Bristol area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of Bristol using your service?
Do you welcome people using your service from the South Gloucestershire area?
If Yes, do you welcome people from all areas of South Gloucestershire using your service?

Accessibility

Is your organisation close to public transport?
No
Is there a car park nearby?
No
Is there accessible parking on site?
No
Is there a pedestrian route?
No
Is it smooth and with dropped kerbs?
No
Are doors 900mm or more wide, with flat thresholds?
No
Do you have external ramps?
No
Do you have a lobby / porch area?
No
Can wheelchair users clear the outer door prior to opening the inner?
No
Are there interior automatic doors?
No
Are there wide unobstructed corridors (minimum 1200mm)?
No
Do you have a lift for wheelchair users?
No
Do you have internal ramps?
No
Do you have internal steps?
No
Do you have a visual / flashing fire alarm?
No
Do you have accessible toilets?
No
Do you have an accessible changing room with a changing bed and a hoist?
No
Do you have a quiet room or a quiet area?
No
Do you have an outdoors play area?
No
Is this safe and enclosed?
No
Are the outdoor areas well lit (for evening activities)?
No
Do you have a soft play area?
No
Do you have a sensory room or area?
No
Do you have an induction loop and / or radio mikes?
No

Policies and Training

Training

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
None
Behaviour Management
None
Administration of medicines
None
Inclusion/Equal Opportunities
None
Risk Assessment
None
Manual Handling
None
British Sign Language
None
Makaton
None
Enabling verbal and non verbal communication
None
Inclusive Play
None
Autism Awareness
None

Policies

Child Protection (Safeguarding)
No
Behaviour Management
No
Complaints
No
Intimate Care
No
Continence
No
Incident/Accident logs
No
Registration for sessions
No
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