Course: Introduction to Forest School

Study Level


Course Code


Introduction to Forest School

Location


Great Yarmouth Campus

Duration


1 Day Course

FT / PT


This course will offer delegates an exciting opportunity to learn about the ethos of Forest School and experience learning in an outdoor environment.

The objectives of this course:

  • Investigate the history and ethos of Forest Schools.
  • Create an environment for independent learning an exploration.
  • Explore the woodland, through activities and make connections with nature.
  • Promote children’s self-esteem and confidence through a Forest School approach.
  • Recognise the benefits of Forest School to children’s personal, social and emotional development.
  • Learn some practical skills appropriate for Forest Schools.
  • Use reflective practice.
  • Promoting inclusive practice.
  • Explore health and safety requirements.

This course is a 1 day course (9am – 5pm). The cost is £150 per delegate.

This course can be held at our International Early Years Centre of Excellence at East Coast College, Great Yarmouth Campus.

Bespoke programmes for both staff/children can be designed to suit the needs of your setting and can be delivered in house at convenient times.

For further information please email earlyyears@eastcoast.ac.uk.

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