Monday 22 October 2018

Great Forest School Opportunity in Kingsbury - November 24th

From Thames21 
Interested in setting up a Forest School or becoming a Forest School Leader?
We have two fantastic training opportunities coming up at the Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre

Whether you're just curious about Forest School, or ready to lead your own activities, we have a training offer for you.

Forest School Awareness Training, Nov 24th 2018, 10am - 3pm: 

If you want to find out more about Forest School ethos, how it can link to the curriculum, where it can take place, and have a go at some practical activities, then this taster day is for you. Cost pp is £25 and more info can be found here

The day will equip you with an awareness of Forest School, the ethos, issues to consider and practical activities. The Level 3 training course will also be outlined.
The awareness training day will cover:
  • Background to Forest School.
  • How does Forest School link to your curriculum?
  • What is self-concept and self-esteem, and the impact of Forest School?
  • Practical activities using only natural resources.
  • Where can Forest School take place?
  • Health and Safety in the outdoors and your role. Clothing and equipment requirements.
  • Risk Benefit Analysis and promoting risk management at Forest School.
  • Forest School activities with resources.
What you need to bring on the day: You will need wellies or boots, and a waterproof coat and trousers if you have them. A packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be provided.
Level 3 Forest School Leader Training Course, Feb 4th - 8th, Apr 8th - 9th 2019:
Feeling inspired about Forest School already and want to become a leader? Then get in touch for more information about the Forest School Level 3 Training Course taking place in February, with follow-up skills days in April.

Training venue: 
Welsh Harp Environmental Education Centre, Birchen Grove, NW9 8RY (Nearest tube Wembley Park - 83, 182, 245, 297, 302 buses)

Both training opportunities are taking place at the Education Centre which provides a beautiful woodland teaching setting, full indoor facilities, free parking, and easy access to public transport.

Course information and bookings: 
This training is being delivered by the Forest School Learning Initiative Limited. For more information or to book your place contact Chris Dee on:
01242 602 476 / 07989 996 753 or

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