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Forest School

Wellbeing is the foundation of our Forest School practice. Through recognising the social, emotional and physical needs of our children, we provide the guidance and facilitation for our time in nature.

We create learner-inspired experiences based on exploration and discovery, and we recognise opportunities to mentor holistic growth over the course of long-term sessions.

In developing our Forest School, we nurture a culture based on collaboration. We embrace challenges so that we can allow, over time, children to blossom in character, build resilience and develop a greater sense of connection, with nature.

What does Forest School aim to do?

• Nurture self esteem

• Enhance communication and relationships

• Equip children with appreciation and respect of outdoors

• Provide real life opportunities and create independent learners

• Develop healthier bodies

• Develops language and communication skills

• Focuses on and actively promotes child-initiated learning

• Supports personal, social, emotional and physical development

• Encourage each individual to take risks, develop resilience and develop confidence and independence.

Below you will find further information in our Forest School handbook, which contains further information on the sessions and the safety precautions in place.