Forest School

What is Forest School?

“Forest School is an inspirational process, that offers children and young people opportunities to achieve, develop confidence and self-esteem, through hands-on learning experiences in a local woodland environment”

National Definition: Forest School (England) Network

Benefits of Forest School include:

  • Physical and emotional well being
  • Social skills, communicating, negotiating, problem solving
  • Fine and gross motor development
Forest School
Forest School is about...
Building Resilience

Forest School Leaders

  • Sharon Pugh – Early Years Practitioner Level 5, Forest School Leader
  • Laura Farnham – Early Years Practitioner Level 3, Forest School Assistant.

Forest school takes place outside unless high winds or thunderstorms are likely.

Sessions take place throughout the year

Forset School
Forset School is about...
Building Independence

Forest School develops:

  • Self esteem, confidence
  • Awareness of own and others needs
  • First hand experience, developing independence and responsibility
  • Strategies in order to take risks in a controlled environment
  • Resilience and perseverance
Forset School
Forset School is about...
Building Dens

Forsest School is about using...

Forset School
Problem Solving
Forest School
Tools
Forest School
Fire

Forsest School is about learning through...

Forest School
Nature
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Doing
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Experiencing

Forsest School is about enjoying...

Forest School
Making
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Games
Forest School
Singing

Forsest School is about developing...

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Responsibilities
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Teamwork
Forest School
Independence

Forsest School is about having fun...

Forest School
Fun
Forest School
Fun
Forest School
Fun

What to Wear?

Forest School

Winter

Wellies, waterproof trousers and rain coat, warm clothes, hats, gloves

Forest School

Spring

Wellies, waterproof trousers and rain coat

Forest School

Summer

Wellies, long sleeve top, trousers, hat and sun cream.

Where Are We?

Postal Address

Chesil Bank Pre-School

Strangways Village Hall
Market Street, Abbotsbury
Dorset DT3 4JR

daytime phone

(01305) 871932 (day)

evening phone

07821 732359 (evening)

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