Forest School principles

Finally, throughout our Forest School Training, we follow the principles of Forest School learning. These principles have been set out by the Forest School Community:

* Forest School is a long-term process of regular sessions
* Session take place in a woodland or natural environment to support development
* Promote the use of a range of learner-centred processes
* Aiming to promote holistic development
* Offering learners the opportunity to take supported risks
* All run by qualified Forest School practitioners


Inspired Forest School Training is endorsed by Tom Hall, Head of Education at Active Gloucestershire. 

Meet the trainer

Shane is our Forest School Leader and QCF trainer. He has been a Forest School Leader for 11 years and is nothing less than a Forest School expert! Since completing his qualification in 2007, he has established three Forest School sites, worked with thousands of children at Forest School sessions, welcomed colleagues and visiting staff locally and from Europe…