The philosophy of Forest School is to develop and encourage children through positive outdoor learning experiences in a natural woodland environment. Children will learn a range of essential skills such as team building, co-operation, problem solving and independent learning. Children are given opportunities to develop and promote both self – confidence and self-esteem through a positive learning approach.
Forest School aims to develop:
- Confidence and self-esteem
- Child initiated learning
- Speech, language and social skills
- Physical skills
- Greater understanding of a natural environment
- Healthy lifestyles