An Introduction to Forest Schools

Looking forward to 2022, Orangebox is proud to offer this outdoor learning course for any school or educational setting. Delivered by Orangebox Training’s very own Glen Hughes who has over 12 years of Forest School experience and qualified to Level 3 Forest School Leader qualification.

? The Introduction to Forest Schools ?

Sessions 1 [3.5 hours]
? Understanding Forest School Principles
? History
? Woodland Ecology
? Linking Forest Schools to Learning
? Role of the Adult
? Area of Exploration
? Outdoor Activity – Storm Kettle

Session 2 [3.5hours]
?Plan your Forest School Area [class based activity]
?Sample range of activities
?Using Tools
?Creating Fire
?Den Building
? Outdoor Activity – Creating a fire or Creating an Object

Session 3 [3.5 hours]
? Recap on Principles and areas of exploration
? Health and Safety
? Risk Assessments
? Forest School Handbooks
? Parental Engagement
? Benefits of Forest Schools
? IMPACT of Forest Schools.
? Outdoor Activity – Create a session and Risk Assessment

Each session will be costed at our standard half-day rate of £400 [up to 6 staff per course]Each learner will receive an Orangebox certificate to certify they have undertaken an ‘Introduction to Forest Schools’ course. If you would like more information or other aspects including just ask.

Contact the office on 01429 717000 or email
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