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What Is Forest School?

A Forest School Association five minute introduction to 'What is Forest School?'  
A short but comprehensive look into the six principles what they do and why we need them.


Forest School is a child-centred approach to learning in the outdoor environment within the school grounds, lead by Mr. Evans-Lee, who is a Level 3 Forest School practitioner.

It is a program that supports play, exploration, leadership, turn-taking and supported risk-taking - helping the children to develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on experiences in a natural setting. Children in Reception to Year 6 take part in regular weekly guided sessions throughout the year to benefit from a long-term process.

The Forest School ethos approach to risk means that children are constantly expanding their abilities by solving issues, building self-belief and resilience.

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