Events Listings: Forest School Taster Day – Testwood Lakes

Forest School Taster Day – Testwood Lakes

Date: 17 March 2018

Location: Testwood Lakes Education Centre, Totton

Time: 10:00 - 13:00

Cost: £35.00

This course is a fully immersive experience that will give you a clear understanding of what Forest School is all about and whether certified Forest School training is right for you.

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A half day introduction to the Forest School approach. You will be introduced to the ethos and benefits of Forest School as well as getting hands on experience with typical activities.

This course is a fully immersive experience that will give you a clear understanding of what Forest School is all about and whether certified Forest School training is right for you. We will look at the approach to risk management that is an integral part of the process, for both leaders and children. Our Forest School Experience aims to inspire you to follow your interests and consider how the approach could relate to your setting.

Is this course for me? This course is ideal for pre-school leaders, teachers or any individual interested in finding out more about Forest School, especially if considering doing certified training. If you are interested in specific skills or about how to better utilise your grounds for outdoor learning please get in touch with us.

Please arrive 10 minutes before the course is due to start Testwood Lakes, Totton near Southampton. Meet at the Testwood Lakes Education Centre, free parking is available on site. Bring appropriate outdoor clothing for the weather on the day, sturdy, comfortable footwear (walking boots or wellies). Hot drinks and biscuits will be provided.

Tutor Grace Brennan – Education Officer Testwood Lakes. Grace is a Forest School Leader of five years, and environmental educator of 13 years, working with groups of a range of ages, backgrounds and abilities. She is a full time Education Officer based at Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, which is managed by the Hampshire IOW Wildlife Trust. Booking is essential, you can book through our website.

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