What is Forest School?

 

Forest Schools is a unique way of building independence, self-esteem and a positive attitude towards learning in children and young people as they explore and experience the natural world for themselves.

 

A combination of freedom and responsibility is beneficial to all children. Valuable life skills are learnt - communication, team working and responsibility.

 

Forest School is a long-term sustainable way of learning. It celebrates each individual child's talents and is a unique way of building independence, self-esteem and a positive attitude towards learning.

 

 

Why is Forest School good for all?

• Beneficial for children who learn by 'doing'

• Children involved in Forest School become more responsible for their actions, can calculate risks better and show improved self-confidence.

• A desire for learning is encouraged and transferred back to the classroom

• Forest Schools encourage children to become more active and healthy

• Children develop self-awareness

• Develop better communication skills

• Developing independence

• And much more!

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