About Us

Outdoor Learning and Education Training: Play Resource is a social enterprice based in South Lanarkshrie Scotland.

At OutLET: Play Resource we use Play and Culture to ‘level the playing field’ for those affected by social, emotional and economic deprivation.

Meet The Team

Directors

Jackie Meager

Jackie Meager

Director/Founder/Forest School Leader

Jackie was the driving force in setting up OutLET: Play Resource in 2016.

Jackie is the Senior Forest School Leader in the organisation.

When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, samba drumming and playing the Ukulele

Wendy Simpson

Wendy Simpson

Director/Secretary

Wendy brings a great deal of experience to our team.

When not working with OutLET: Play Resource – Wendy is the CEO if River Kids Childrens Charity in West Lothian!

Helen Boyle

Helen Boyle

Director

Lead Countryside Ranger with North Lanarkshire Council and Forest School Tutor – Helen is a fountain of knowledge in all things Outdoor Ed!

Boots on the Ground!

Danielle Mawhinney

Danielle Mawhinney

Play Ranger

Danielle began her journey with us in 2016 as a volunteer.

Loved by all the children (and staff!) Danielle is now one of our Lead Play Rangers – and is training as  Forest School Assistant!

Assisting in Forest School and outdoor play over the last year has contributed to Danielle retuning to Uni in August this year to train as a primary teacher!

Claire Brady

Claire Brady

Outdoor Play Assistant

Claire joined our team in August 2017 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her!

Claire is a passionate gardener, conservationist, wildlife surveyor and forager.

She has taken to her new role like a duck to water, working at both of our weekly Forest Schools!

Music with Ann Dante

Yasmin Brynce

Yasmin Brynce

Early Years Music Specialist

Yasmin trained in MA Musical Theatre at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and works as an Early Years Music and Drama Teacher in various capacities.

She has also worked extensively as a performer, previous credits include Cinderella in Cinderella (Motherwell Theatre), Jenny Hobbs in During the War (UK tour), Bianca in The Taming of the Shrew (Open-air UK tour), Marilyn Monroe 2 in Norma Jeane the Musical (Workshops) and Hope in Hope (UK tour). Yasmin has also appeared in a number of short films and commercials in addition to her work as a presenter. Outside of work, she enjoys hillwalking, yoga and cinema/film.

Regular Freelance Staff

Susan McNeish

Susan McNeish

Freelance Forest School Leader

Susan is a highly experience Forest School Leader/Tutor and countryside ranger!

Susan is passionate about play

Joni Mackay

Joni Mackay

Freelance Forest School Leader

Joni has been working as a Forest School Assistant or Leader for almost 3 years now and have worked with a wide range of ages and abilities.

With 12 years experience working with children and young people with additional support needs – Joni is passionate about the benefits that nature can bring to individuals.

 

Patricia West

Patricia West

Freelance Forest School Leader

Patricia has recently completed her Forest School training – and has been busy delivering some of this summers ‘Growing Up Wild’  play initiative.

Patricia will be deliveing our Wild Time Forest School within Lanark!

 

Scott Jones

Scott Jones

Freelance Forest School Leader

Scott qualified as a Forest School Leader in 2008 and brings a wealth of experience to our team.

Passionate about the outdoors and photography – Scott brings uses many different mediums within his Forest School practice!

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