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Forest School & Outdoor Learning

"Forest school is an inspirational process, that offers all learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self esteem through hands on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment. Forest School is a specialised learning approach that sits with and compliments the wider context of outdoor and woodland education."

Our Forest School...

  • Aims to promote holistic development of all involved 

  • Fosters a resilient, confident, independent and creative learners 

  • Offers learners the opportunity to take supported risks appropriate to the environment and themselves.

  • Provides opportunities to explore and play in a natural environment while directing their own learning and having freedom of choice alongside a trained Forest School Practitioner.

  • Creates positive relationships between staff and other children.

  • Allows children to feel safe and secure.

  • Enables a connection to the natural world.

  • Increases knowledge and understanding. 

  • Builds on motivation, positive attitudes and interests.

  • Allows time to reflect on learning and experiences.

  • Is educational, while facilitating play and creating happiness.

  • Forest School allows children to enjoy the fresh air, feel excitement and get mucky.

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