Forest School Association

The Forest School Association is the professional body and UK wide voice

for Forest School, promoting best practice, cohesion and
'quality Forest School for All'

What is Forest School?


"Forest School is a feeling you can't put into words"

Tonicha, aged 9

"I don't have ADHD when I'm out in the woods"

David, aged 14

“Loved all of it – even the slugs”

School Staff

“It has been lovely watching her confidence grow"

A Parent

“I learnt how to be trusted without the teachers knowing what we were doing!”

Molly, aged 10

“Forest School had an immediate positive impact on his behaviour”

A Teacher

"Its safe to say we have all learnt that its OK to get muddy"

A Parent

“I liked working with my friends and having fun”

Tyler, aged 7

“My favourite part was the way we could be free to do things independently”

Harry, aged 9

June 2018


Level 3 Forest School Leader Training

At Charlotte's Wood

Sundial Cottage, Wilby, Suffolk. IP21 5LT

Charlotte Atkinson /

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Play Structures with Jon Cree

At Sylva Wood Centre

Little Wittenham Road, Long Wittenham. OX14 4QT

Sarah Lawfull (Where The Fruit Is)

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July 2018


Forest School L3 Training - Intensive @ Huathe

At Essex Outdoors - Danbury

Well Lane, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4AB

Huathe /

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June 2018


Essex FSA Annual General Meeting

At Danbury Outdoors

Well Lane, Danbury. CM3 4AB

Louise Flavell /

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FSA Suffolk Skill Share

At Charlotte's Wood

London City Road, Wilby ( IP21 5LT )

Charlotte Atkinson /

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July 2018


Forest School First Aid - 2 Day ITC Registered Centre

At Rural Pride Outdoor Learning Centre

Silverhill Farm, Radbourne, Derbyshire. DE6 4LY

Matt Jackson (Rural Pride) /

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October 2018


‘Forest School & Autism’ – A Review by Jon Cree

Endorsement of ‘Forest School & Autism – a practical guide’ by Michael James (Jessica Kingsley Publishers) Jon Cree – Director and founding chair of the Forest School Association, also Training and Alternative Curriculum Co-ordinator for FSC Bishops Wood Centre. This...

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Who are the Forest School Association?


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