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Latest news from the Austerfield Centre

First School Visitors for 14 months!

Armthorpe Southfield Primary 2F enjoyed a brilliant day at Austerfield Study Centre today. It was wonderful to be learning outdoors and the weather was kind to us We were the first school visitors to Austerfield in over a year!

Every Child Should Experience a Night Under the Stars

In conjunction with the Department of Education and Doncaster Opportunity Area, we were selected to provide courses in Essential Life Skills throughout 2019. This programme saw £22 million invested across 12 areas of the country. It was part of the DfE’s vision of an education system that prepares young people for life in modern Britain, […]

New Pond Shelter

We recently received a grant of £2,000 from the People’s Postcode Lottery to fund the installation of a shelter beside our on-site pond. The wooden structure, which was designed and built by a local carpenter, provides shade in summer and shelter from the elements for groups doing pond dipping activities. Equipped with storage benches to […]

Funding News

Having been shortlisted by Persimmons Homes in October 2020 within 96 selected projects, we secured £1,000 plus an additional £5,000 in November from their Building Futures Fund. We are delighted as this money gives us a start towards our rough campsite project. Our thanks to all who voted for us last year! Co-op Local Community […]