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Our Mission:
We train teachers in Philosophy for Children which encourages children to think critically, creatively, collaboratively and caringly. We help children, particularly those facing disadvantage, to become lifelong learners.

Philosophy for Children (P4C)

Improves teaching and learning for the lasting benefit of individuals, schools, colleges and communities.

In P4C the teacher facilitates a student-led discussion on a philosophical question. P4C builds higher order thinking, questioning, speaking and listening skills. It creates respect for others, promotes engagement with learning and enhances educational development.

What students say about P4C

What teachers say about P4C

 P4C in the News 

OFSTED to cite P4C at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy as national case study...The Liverpool Echo reports that OBA, a SAPERE Bronze Award school, sets national precedents with trailblazing philosophy and transition programmes.