Forest School

What is forest school?

Forest School is a child-centered, inspirational learning process, that offers opportunities for holistic growth through regular sessions. It is a long-term program that supports play, exploration and supported risk taking. It develops confidence and self-esteem through learner inspired, hands-on experiences in a natural setting.

Forest school is run with a Level 3 trained Forest School practitioner present, it is also run with an adult ratio of 1:6 to ensure that risks are kept to a minimum.

Throughout the sessions, children shall be completing a range of different activities, which have been fully risk assessed (please see below), photos are uploaded to the newsletter, Facebook page and the website to share these exciting activities.

If you ever have any questions about our Forest School sessions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Letters

Forest school letter to parents.docx

Letter to parents

We can't wait to start our Forest School sessions with your class!

Please see the attached letter for all the information you need.

Forest school consent form.docx

Consent form

Please read the following document carefully, if you have any questions about our activities, please feel free to contact us.

Forest school clothing letter.docx

Clothing needed

To ensure your child has the best experience possible, please try to ensure they come fully prepared.

Remember, they shall be outside in most weather conditions, including rain.

Risk assessments

This section is updated regularly, any new activity we complete shall be fully risk assessed before being completed in our FS sessions.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Forest school area

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Forest school area

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Photos - Throughout the half term these photos will continue to be updated.