Forest School Fun!

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thewiseonewonders

So, it finally happened.  I got to go on a Forest School Assistant course and as expected it was ‘tree-rific’!  If you haven’t twigged yet, I do love a bad joke 😉

Bad jokes aside, it is inspiring stuff and the skills and knowledge I acquired during just 4 days in Friston Forest surpassed even my expectations and I was pretty jolly optimistic as it was! 

Friston Forest sign

The Theory & What I Took Away From the Experience

The theory…What makes forest school unique is its emphasis on learning outside of the traditional classroom and having the freedom to explore the ever changing environment, to take risks and “assess risk for themselves” (Lindon 1999, p11).  This I’ll come back to later.

 

Forest School is based more on the process of learning than it is on the content and that’s what makes it a different approach to the more traditional outdoor…

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