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Job Title: Lead trainer and Forest School Practitioner

 

 

 

 

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Forest School qualification: Level 3 (FS Leader)

When were you awarded your Forest School qualification?: 02/16/2007

I was awarded my FS qualification by: OCN

Forest-School-wise, I / my setting or organisation work in: Independent Practitioner

Forest School wise, my roles include: Forest School Leader, Forest School Trainer

Geographical location of work: Surrey, London and surrounding counties, Derbyshire, Sheffield

Special areas of interest: Ecotherapy, family Forest School, Forest School for babies and preschoolers, Forest School for primary and secondary years, storytelling, bushcraft, out of school opportunities for children and families, consultancy on the use of outdoor space, mentoring and supporting Forest school practitioners, Forest School training (Level 2 and 3), inset days and workshops, conferences

Additional qualifications and experience: DTLLS (Diploma for Teaching in the Lifelong Learning Sector) 
Attended a one year course in Ecotherapy with Revision (London) 
Advanced Bushcraft Award NCFE Level 3 
Tree Safety Management (Forestry Commission) 
Dip HE Applied Community and Youth Work 
Overseas expedition leader

My special Forest School moment: a recent one has to be watching a three year old build a pirate ship in the woods following a treasure hunt with lots of Forest school friends and learning about using oars to move the ship through the sea. He used his own initiative to decide that the ship needed a flag and a steering wheel and being very satisfied and proud of the result.

I love Forest School because: The possibilities are endless. They are endless for play and learning experiences, but also endless for learning about the world both within and beyond the self and making sense of it. I also love forest school when I witness how it can bring people together and be carried into the life beyond the woods. I feel that this is really something to be treasured.

My contact details: 

lauren@wildwoodactivites.co.uk
07735 389804
www.wildwoodactivities.co.uk

Address:

Surrey
United Kingdom

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