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.
Forest School Aims
Good Social Communication Skills
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