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Forest School

What is Forest School?

At Heath Lane we have invested in a qualified teacher with Forest School training to lead our Forest School sessions. Each key group will have the opportunity to take part in a Forest School session every week.  The session lasts for the entire morning/afternoon session at nursery.

The philosophy of Forest School Education is to inspire and encourage individuals of any age through long term and regular positive outdoor experiences. Each week the children learn about  the natural world in our beautiful, outdoor environment. The sessions promote independence, and encourage communication and team work, self- help skills, self- motivation, creativity, risk taking and keeping safe.  All children are encouraged to continue exploring and extending the activities during all their sessions at nursery.