Tag Archives: Crockett

  1. Jonny Crockett

    Jonny Crockett

    Jonny Crockett

    Survival School was established in 1997 by Jonny Crockett, a Level 5 Instructor, to provide a place of learning for those who wanted to know more about bushcraft and the wilderness. Jonny Crockett still runs most of the courses himself. It is his personal attention to detail and his enthusiasm for the subject that has helped to make Survival School what it is – A place of good fun and good learning.

    Jonny graduated from the University of Exeter with a Masters Degree in Experimental Archaeology.  His dissertation was on Ötzi the Iceman’s curation and transportation of fire, in which he scientifically disproved a key theory.  He is now studying for a PhD at the University of Exeter, specialising in Fire Lighting, Curation and Maintenance.

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  2. Keith Polkinghorne

    Keith Polkinghorne

    Keith is proof that anyone, at any time can find a space in the wilderness living skills and bushcraft world. He has a wide and

    varied background having worked as a professional musician, and tutor, amongst many other roles. He found a passion for traditional skills and bushcraft from an interest in re-enactment and living history.

    Being a qualified Archery Instructor and registered HEMA Instructor; It was a traditional bow making course that started his journey. Since then, he has gone on to study, research and experiment in the field; obtaining his NCFE level 4 from Survival School, as well as completing many other qualifications and CPD courses.

    Keith’s enthusiasm for the subject is infectious, and he has a relaxed, friendly, individual approach to the subject and to his teaching. Keith believes that bushcraft and wilderness living skills should be accessible and is dedicated to passing on these skills.

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