What is a Forest School?
The concept of the Forest school philosophy was first introduced into Britain in the 1990s from Scandinavia.
A Forest School is a practice that uses a special child-centred approach to learning in an outdoor /woodland environment.
Children attend sessions regularly over a period of time.
Sessions are carefully planned to promote good self-esteem, confidence, social skills, physical development and self-awareness. This results in independent and creative learners.
The natural environment and resources are used to inspire and motivate pupils leading to positive learning experiences.
Activities include shelter building, learning to tie knots, identifying trees and creating habitats for insects. Children will also take an active part in the maintaining and development of the Forest School area.
The current Forest School group are loving learning about the outdoors, making shelters and working outside ... no matter what the weather is like!
- Wonder 2019!
The University of Nottingham are holding a free family event! (Whole School - 16/05/2019)
- Ice Cream Factory
Design your own ice cream! (Whole School - 15/05/2019)
- Saturday Family Learning - Creative Stem course in Bilborough
At St Johns Social/Community Centre, Bilborough. (Whole School - 26/04/2019)
- Forest School
Photos from today... (Whole School - 03/04/2019)
- Free Community Family Learning Courses!
We are running a coffee afternoon on Thursday 4th April, 2:30-3:30pm. (Whole School - 28/03/2019)