Forest School is an innovative, educational approach to outdoor play and learning. The philosophy behind Forest Schools is to encourage and inspire children through positive outdoor experiences.

By participating in activities in a woodland environment that are engaging, motivating and achievable each child has an opportunity to develop intrinsic motivation and sound emotional and social skills.
At Forest School children of all ages visit the wood on a regular basis and through play, have the opportunity to learn about the natural environment, how to handle risks and most importantly to use their own initiative to solve problems and co-operate with others. 




Forest School Aims 

  • Self Awareness 

  • Self Regulation

  • Intrinsic Motivation 

  • Empathy 

  • Good Social Communication Skills 

  • Independence

  • Developing Positive Mental Attitudes, Self Esteem and Confidence


Forest School Activities Include: 


  • Shelter Building 
  • Team games
  • Arts and Crafts Using Materials 
  • Storytelling and Poetry 
  • Mini Beast Hunt
  • Reflection Activities 
  • Learning about the Natural Environment 
  • Problem Solving
  • Usage of Tools

Forest school activities can be linked to a number of national curriculum expectations including English, Maths, Geography, Science and P.E. 


Trips to Red House Park 



Campfire Construction


Shelter Construction

Forest school Autumn 2 Term 


I am happy to announce that for the Autumn 2 term Year 3 will be doing forest school. Sessions will start from week beginning Monday 6th November 2023. The class sessions will be on the following days:


Class 3A  Monday Mornings

Class 3 M Tuesday  Mornings


Your children will be having forest school on the following days:


Mondays 3A

Tuesday 3M

Monday 6th November 2023

Tuesday 7th November 2023

Monday 13th November 2023

Tuesday 14th November 2023

Monday 20th November 2023

Red House Park Trip

Tuesday 21st November 2023

Red House Park Trip

Monday 27th November 2023

Tuesday 28th November 2023


On the 20th and the 21st  November 2023 year 3 will be going to Red House Park to do a study of the nature in the local area.


  .If you need to send in your online consent forms the links are below:


Class 3M Consent form Link CLICK HERE

Class 3A consent form link Click HERE


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