For Schools

Ready to book a visit or want some further information?

You can phone us on 01302 710415 or drop us an email at info@austerfieldstudycentre.co.uk with the following details:

• School name and staff contact details
• Year group, number of classes and approximate number of pupils
• Activities of Interest – please select from our A to Z list
• Preferred date/s (date range is helpful)

We will then check our availability and phone you to confirm and discuss options.
Once a date has been agreed, confirmation will be emailed out with booking forms for each class visiting and a deposit invoice.

We are more than happy to discuss tailoring programmes to meet your learning requirements. Please contact us if there is a topic which you would like to develop further.

Current Prices for 2020 Spring and Summer Terms

Our current prices are :
£7.50 per child per day (minimum charge of 20 pupils)
£10 per child per night camping
£12 per child per night in dormitories

From September 2020 onwards the prices will be as follows:

£8.00 per child per day (minimum charge of 20 pupils)
£12 per child per night camping
£12 per child per night in dormitories

We can offer catered residential visits, at a guide price of £12/pupil per day. Options and prices will be discussed if this is requested.

All prices quoted exclude VAT, which will be added on invoice.
Deposit invoices are £50 per class for a day visit, or £100 per class for a residential.

In order to secure confirmed booking dates, payment of deposits is due within 14 days of invoice date.

Accommodation

Communal Space in the dormitory block

Try our new Tepees

Site Layout

Please see map above for site layout.

Within the old school building there is our main William Bradford room with smart board and wifi.

Also a fully equipped self catering kitchen, with fridge, freezer, microwave, toasters, oven and dishwasher.

There is a dining room facility for groups to use as well as plenty of benches outside for picnics.

All groups providing their own food must ensure their staff have the appropriate training.

Food can be ordered from local supermarkets and delivered to site once a member of the visiting group is on site to accept delivery.

On Site

2 fully equipped classrooms each seating up to 35 children
1 animal classroom housing a selection of insects, reptiles and amphibians

Portakabin housing six further toilets (3 female and 3 male)
Secure fenced field with small trim trail play area, bird hide, covered traverse wall and good selection of outdoor play equipment
Two astronomy observatories with bookable Star Gazing sessions (at additional cost)
BBQ available to hire
Pond for supervised pond dipping activity
Access onto 100 acre nature reserve.

Residential - The Jarratt Building

  • 2 heated dormitories sleeping 42 children in total, and 5 adults in two separate rooms.

  • Communal room with TV/DVD and seating area.

  • Two fully equipped disabled wet rooms, one with hoist and changing table.

  • All guests will need to bring a single fitted sheet, pillow and a sleeping bag.

  • Use of main building, kitchen and grounds included in hire.

Camping

  • 6 tents sleeping 3

  • 6 tents sleeping 4

  • 9 tepees sleeping 8

  • Use of main building, kitchen, & washrooms included in hire.

Washroom facilities

Main accommodation building:

  • Two fully equipped disabled wet rooms with toilets

  • Additional toilet and wash basin

Just inside the back door to the main building:

  • Boys washroom with toilet, urinal, shower and wash basins

  • Girls washroom with 2 toilets, shower and wash basins

  • Fully equipped disabled wet room and toilet.

Local walks around the historic village of Austerfield to explore the Pilgrim Fathers' history.

Park and football field in village centre - 10 minutes walk away.

The Ship Inn, Newington - 15 minutes walk away - will take advance bookings for evening meals for groups  https://shipinnnewington.co.uk/