Yard Explorers was set up in 2012, recognising the need to inspire educational professionals in school and nursery settings with ideas and ways of working effectively outdoors – specifically in the school yard or field environment.
Jane Wratten has a combined work experience in school and nursery settings of over 25 years – firstly as a community projects landscape designer, then a primary school teacher and more recently combining her skills as a self-employed trainer, designer and Early Years Outdoor Play Consultant.
Jane is also:
Yard Explorers is based in Sheffield, but works on a national level.
Where appropriate Jane works with a number of other professional associates – landscape contractors, craftspeople, artists, designers, trainers and environmental educators. Together we are able to deliver a range of creative services to achieve the fantastic work that we do.