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

May 2018


Steve Van Matre - Earth Education Workshop

At The Earth Trust

Little Wittenham, Abingdon. OX14 4QZ

Sarah Lawfull (Where The fruit Is) /

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June 2018


Level 3 Forest School Leader Training

At Charlotte's Wood

Sundial Cottage, Wilby, Suffolk. IP21 5LT

Charlotte Atkinson /

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May 2018


Nature's Rhythm - Playing with Music and Sound Outdoors

At Outrageous Nature Woodland

West Acre Estate off the B1153

Louise Ambrose /

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Mindfulness Outdoors - Secondary

At Outrageous Nature Woodland

West Acre Estate off the B1153

Louise Ambrose /

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FSA Recognition of Forest School Qualifications

Introduction The Forest School Qualifications landscape has changed dramatically in the last few years and particularly in the past year. A number of opportunities for, and threats to, our sector have arisen as a result. The FSA has been both responsive to these...

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Who are the Forest School Association?


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