Forest School is a unique experience for children as it emphasises learning outside of the the traditional classroom and children have the freedom to explore the ever changing environment.
Particular emphasis is placed on the unrivaled learning opportunities and universal benefits of Forest School in the foundation stage and beyond through the play-based and child-initiated learning which is supported by facilitative adult role models.
Forest School enables children to embrace the learning opportunities of the natural world and encourages the children to become independent learners. It builds on a child’s innate motivation and positive attitude to learning, offering them the opportunities to take risks, make choices and initiate learning for themselves Lord Street Nursery School believe experiential learning is crucial for learning to become embedded.
“Forest School provides children with an independent learning environment which allows them to become more confident & build up their self esteem. It encourages them to develop a strong bond with nature & teaches respect for living things. The children seem enthusiastic & are keen to learn about the natural world. They learn what is safe & unsafe & what boundaries they can & cannot cross. Benjamin has thoroughly enjoyed his time at Forest School & I highly recommend other parents to participate if they get the chance.”