Reading, writing and mud: the growth of Forest Schools

How do we sign up for “Forest School”?!

Are you able to bring your students out into nature?

It’s not so much a practice as a philosophy, and one that might easily have disappeared under the greener carpet of Steiner schools and home educators when it first crept in. But, like IKEA, the idea seems to have caught on.

”It’s about them taking a journey, taking risks, developing self esteem and the way they get on with other children. Building activities to support those areas then strengthens what they do in the classroom.”


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