The Idea Originated in Scandinavia where children learn in an outdoor environment throughout the year

Skills developed in Forest SchoolForestSchool

  • Co-operation and Team skills
  • Increased Self Confidence
  • Resilience and Problem Solving
  • Communication and Language Skills
  • Respect for the Environment
  • Awareness of how to Stay Safe

How this Improves learning in the Classroom

  • Science
  • Design Technology
  • Language Skills
  • Imagination
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving

What can you do?

  • Provide appropriate clothing (old clothes, ¬†water proofs, ¬†boots or waterproof shoes, named clothing)
  • Accept that they will get muddy
  • Understand that they may get scrapes and bruises
  • Donate old clothes and boots
  • Come and help!