Forest Schools

Forest Schools are teaching children outside in the natural environment.  The sessions are led and planned by Clare Gamble, our Forest Schools practitioner; they incorporate many aspects of the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum.  The session combines carefully planned activities and child led activities based on what the children take an interest in.  I take an adaptable and flexible approach to learning depending on the individual child.

Forest Schools promotes confidence and self-esteem, this is achieved by offering the children small achievable tasks being 80% achievable and 20% challenge.  We also promote team work, motivation, skills, knowledge and independence.  All of this is achieved while having fun in a safe and stimulating environment.

Added Benefits:

  • Hands on experience
  • Freedom – no walls to restrict learning
  • The environment is rich in natural resources used for learning
  • Recognise and access risk in real situations
  • Noticeable changes in all areas of development linked to the EYFS

There are policies and procedures in place keeping your child safe.