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

FSA Member Map

All FSA members agree to promote the 6 principles of Forest School and follow the FSA code of conduct for members (disclaimer).

Explore the FSA members map using the green buttons on the map

FSA Member (including trainee members, Forest School staff, and FSA supporters) Level 3 Qualified FSA Member
FSA Recognised Introductory Forest School Provider FSA Recognised Forest School Provider
FSA Registered Forest School Trainer FSA Endorsed Forest School Trainer

FSA Members: login and visit your account page to  add your marker to the map

January 2019


Forest School Practitioner Meeting - Events: Local Group Event

At Danbury Country Park

Woodhill Road, Danbury, CM3 4AW

FSA Essex /

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February 2019


Forest School Practitioner Meeting - Events: Local Group Event

At Pear Tree Mead Academy

Pear Tree Mead, Harlow, CM18 7BY

FSA Essex /

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March 2019


Forest School Practitioner Meeting - Events: Local Group Event

At Fingringhoe Wick

South Green Road, Colchester, CO5 7DN

FSA Essex /

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March 2019


Tree-houses, Ropes and Ladders with Jon Cree - Events: Other events

At The Sustainability Centre

Droxford Road, East Meon, Petersfield, GU32 1HR

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October 2019


Choice Theory & Reality Therapy Outdoor based Basic Intensive Workshop - Events: Other events

At Hautbois Activity Centre

5 Great Hautbois Road, Norwich. NR12 7JN

Ruth Bradbrook /

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The Forest School Association is going to China

The Forest School Association, through its trading company Forest School Trading Ltd, has entered into a collaboration agreement with a Chinese company called ISCA, a subsidiary company of Opal Consulting, to help take Forest School to China and to influence the...

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‘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....

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