Latest news from the Austerfield Centre

Site Improvements

Animal House Refurbishment. After five weeks of renovations and three weeks of painting inside and out, our “new” building is looking very smart! Come and see for yourselves!

Funding Grant Awarded!

  Following a recent site visit by Suzie Paton – Head of Grants & Ruth Turner – Project Manager for The Owl Collaboration, we were awarded a generous grant totalling £3,000 by the The Ernest Cook Trust – one of the UK’s foremost providers and funders of outdoor learning. The Trust collaborates with organisations who […]

Rotary Club Donation

We recently had a visit from Yvonne Mayer and Paul West from Doncaster Rotary Club. They presented us with a cheque for £200 to spend on developing our site and resources. We were delighted to show them round and look forward to hosting some groups supported by them in future.

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, […]