What is ‘Forest School’?
Forest School is a unique way of building independence, self-esteem and a positive attitude towards the learning of our children and young people as they explore and experience the natural world for themselves.
The combination of freedom and responsibility is beneficial to children providing them with valuable life skills are learnt – communication, team working and responsibility.
Why is Forest School good for children and young people?
The children who learn from ‘doing’ benefit
Forest School develops a sense of responsibility, resulting in an ability to calculate risks better and show improved self-confidence.
Positive attitudes and a love for learning is taken back to the classroom.
Forest Schools encourage children to become more active and healthy
Children develop self-awareness, better communication skills, independence and so much more…