Coming Soon Autumn 2018! An Introduction to Forest School Principles level1

Coming Soon Autumn 2018!!!!!!

Orangebox is lucky to have two highly experience Forest School Leaders in the team and collectively have over 20 years experience delivering forest school sessions.  We are planning to start with the Level1 Introduction, then working our way to Assistant level2 and leader level3.  As Orangebox work so closely with schools in the North East we are also planning study visits to the likes of Mindstretchers in Scotland and The Barn at Easington two great outdoor pioneers.

Level1 Award Introduction to Forest School Principles:

This qualification is intended to introduce the candidate to the underlying ethos and ideas of Forest School and the use of the outdoor to aid learning.  It is suitable for all who wish to undertake an introduction to or have an interest in teaching and learning in this sector.


Topics include:

Understanding the Forest School approach to learning, participating in a Forest School experience, woodland species identification, the impact of Forest School on the woodland environment and understanding hazards at Forest School.

Assessment tasks will result in each candidate producing a portfolio of evidence meeting each assessment criteria in the unit.


Typical qualification support includes:

  • Attendance at an event at an approved ITC Centre
  • 25 guided learning hours
  • Assessed by a portfolio of evidence generated by Centre devised assessment tasks
  • Mentor support
  • Successful completion will result in the candidate gaining an ITC Level 1 Award in Introduction to Forest School Principles
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