Friends Forest Shere Nursery Host A Unique Forest School Training Programme

03 September 2020

Friends Forest Shere Nursery hosted a unique and fantastic Forest School training programme in Shere. The training was hosted and lead by Sheena Wood, the Forest School Leader. Sheena has been teaching Forest School in the nursery for the last 9 years to children and to adults, this includes teachers country wide from our nurseries to students from Kingston university, the learners have been experiencing lighting fires whittling hazel and den building, map reading and tying knots.

Forest School is an innovative educational approach to outdoor play and learning. The philosophy of Forest School is to encourage and inspire children of any age through positive outdoor experiences. Forest School is a way of learning which offers all children regular opportunities to develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees.