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Forest School

Forest School is a programme of activities that provide learning opportunities in an outdoor environment.

Children will enjoy the freedom to explore and experience the natural world in all seasons and in all weathers.

Forest School is designed to develop self-esteem, confidence and social skills through small achievable tasks. As the children grow in confidence they will undertake new experiences and take appropriate risks in a nurturing environment whilst remaining safe and in control.

Resources and Equipment

Children will need to have suitable clothing to wear for Forest School, you will know when the class are timetabled for their session by the green poster in the class window and the weekly newsletter.

Suggested Clothing

Winter or wet weather:

  • Wellington boots
  • Warm clothing, an extra jumper, hat, coat, gloves

Summer or warmer weather:

  • Sun hat
  • Wellington boots, they offer protection when outside

All equipment used at Forest School such as tarpaulins, tools, fire lighting and safety equipment will be provided by the school.