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  1. Alain Wright

    Alain Wright

    Alain Wright

    They say Alain was born with a fishing rod in his hand and this maybe true and may explain his passion for being outdoors. His passion for fishing especially fly fishing has meant he has developed a vast knowledge of the wildlife around him, having spent 30 years on the river bank.

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  2. Sadie

    Sadie, holding Tom.

    Sadie, holding Tom.

    Sadie began her career by teaching environmental education to school groups who visited an environmental centre in Berkshire, during my work experience for my National Diploma. Since then she has taught in a wildlife park and environmental centre in Devon and done further work experience in Dorset. Read more »

  3. Swedish Canoeing Expedition 2016

    If you fancy our eight day Swedish canoe trip for next year (24th-31st July 2016) the bookings are open! No experience needed and quite simply the trip of a life time.
    For more information please click on the link:

    It's not all white water, there are some of the most stunning lake sections too!

    It’s not all white water, there are some of the most stunning lake sections too!

  4. If you go down to the woods in May, you’ll see these guys

     

    What a weekend!  Amazing tracking skills, Level 2 training and a one day course on Foraging and Fire Lighting.  Well done everyone.  We love working with people like you!

    What a weekend! Amazing tracking skills.  Otters, deer, foxes and badgers.  Blind-folded tracking too.  How good are you guys?

    Level 2 Training Course - Never seen a group of people smiling so much when it is raining.

    Level 2 Training Course – Never seen a group of people smiling so much when it is raining.

    1 Day Course - Fire Lighting and Foraging.  Outstanding fire lighting in atrocious weather.  Well done one and all.

    1 Day Course – Fire Lighting and Foraging. Outstanding fire lighting in atrocious weather. Well done one and all.

  5. Level 2 Training Course 24-26 April in Staffordshire

    Level 2 Training Course - Excellent shelters built that stood up to torrential rain.  Well done everyone.

    Level 2 Training Course – Excellent shelters built that stood up to torrential rain. Well done everyone.

    Also, a big congratulations to Eric, Mark and Simon on achieving a wonderful pass in the Level 2 Assessment.

  6. Level 3 Primitive Crafts Course 24-26 April in Staffordshire

    Level 3 Primitive Weapons Course

    Level 3 Primitive Weapons Course

  7. Happy Easter? It certainly was for these lucky people!

    Level 2 Assessment.  Well done Robin and Andy.

    Level 2 Assessment. Well done Robin and Andy.

    Level 2 Training Course - it was a pleasure to spend time in the woods with you all.

    Level 2 Training Course – it was a pleasure to spend time in the woods with you all.

    Level 3 Primitive Crafts Course - superb bows, arrows, darts and atlatls.

    Level 3 Primitive Crafts Course – superb bows, arrows, darts and atlatls.

    Hope to see you all again soon folks!

  8. Level 2 Training and Hedge Laying Courses

    A wonderful wet and windy weekend in Staffordshire.  Level 2 and Hedge Laying Courses.

    A wonderful wet and windy weekend in Staffordshire. Level 2 and Hedge Laying Courses.

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  9. Weekend Bushcraft Courses

    Weekend Bushcraft Courses 6-8 March 2015

    Weekend Bushcraft Courses 6-8 March 2015

    Great to see you guys.

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    Level 2 Bushcraft Coarse in Devon 6-8 March 2015

    Top Fire Lighting Skills one and all.

     

  10. A lovely way to start Level 2 training in 2015

    22 Rangers vs Level 2 Training.  A fantastic result!

    22 Rangers vs Level 2 Training. A fantastic result!

    Well done everyone.  22 passes and all before the end of February.

  11. Last Level 2 Course of the Year. Thanks for the memories guys.

    November 2014 Level 2 Course in Staffordshire

    November 2014 Level 2 Course in Staffordshire

    It was great to meet you all at the weekend.  We look forward to seeing you again in 2015.

  12. Congratulations to Dan Courtney

    Well done Dan.  You’ve just passed your Level 4 Instructors and Mentors Course.  You did extremely well.  All the hard work has paid off!  Congratulations from us all.

  13. Happy Birthday Survival School. 17 today.

    Today's our 17th Birthday.  We've so many people and we would like to thank you all for your support and encouragement.  Thank you.

    Today’s our 17th Birthday. We’ve met so many people and we would like to thank you all for your support and encouragement. Thank you.

  14. Congratulations to…..

    Level 3 Foraging, Falconry and Ferreting Course

    Level 3 Foraging, Falconry and Ferreting Course

    Congratulations to Andy, Carl, Alice on passing the Level 3 Foraging Course, Ben, Ben, Humphrey, Damien and Kristian on passing the Level 3 Tracking Course and Tim on passing his Level 2 Course.  Kudos to you all!

  15. 2014 Wayfarer’s Course

    Your chance to book on one of the best courses ever.

    Your chance to book on one of the best courses ever.

  16. June course in Staffordshire – Wow, what a weekend!

    Weekend Level 2 Bushcraft Course in Staffordshire 27-29 June.

    Weekend Level 2 Bushcraft Course in Staffordshire 27-29 June.

    With participants from Spain, France, Germany and Canada, it was truly an international course.  AND it was a lot of fun too.  Ding dong one and all. xx

  17. Extreme Survival Course 2014 – Video

    The 2014 Extreme Survival Course.  Is it the best course in the country?  Join us in 2015 to find out.

    The 2014 Extreme Survival Course. Is it the best course in the country? Join us in 2015 to find out.

    PLEASE CLICK ON THE PICTURE FOR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS AND THE VIDEO.

    You can also view it on our YouTube channel by clicking on the picture below:

    Beauty and Menace - the Extreme Survival Course.  You'll regret not booking on to it.

    Beauty and Menace – the Extreme Survival Course. You’ll regret not booking on to it.

  18. Join us in Sweden in July – 2 places left.

  19. Congratulations to Stuart Rance

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    Stuart Rance – Level 4 Survival Instructor

    Congratulations Stuart.  Well done.  It was a tough and wet weekend to finish on, but you did it.  A good job done!

  20. Have you done your Axe Proficiency Certificate or your Primitive Crafts Course?

    Axe Proficiency Certificate and Primitive Crafts with Survival School

    Axe Proficiency Certificate and Primitive Crafts with Survival School

    ….THESE GUYS HAVE!  Give us a call for more details.