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

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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April 2019


Paediatric & Outdoor First Aid supporting L3 Forest School - Events: Local Group Event

At Pear Tree Mead Academy

Pear Tree Mead, Harlow, CM18 7BY

FSA Essex /

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October 2019


Paediatric & Outdoor First Aid supporting L3 Forest School October 2019 - Events: Local Group Event

At Briscoe Primary School & Nursery Academy

Felmores End, Pitsea, SS13 1PN

Louise Flavell (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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ITC Forest School First Aid - Rural Pride - Derby - Events: Other events

At Rural Pride Outdoor Learning Centre

Silverhill Court Derby DE6 4LY

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April 2019


Forest Education Network England: National CPD Event - Events: Other events

At Roliston Forestry Centre

Burton Road, Rosliston, Swadlincote, Derbyshire. DE12 8JX

Forest Education Network

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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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