Forest Schools allow children the freedom to play, explore, learn and develop within natural surroundings, they help to bring the local woodland to life and nurture a respect for nature and the seasons.
Adventure Training North East offer Forest School training courses for adults at levels 1, 2 & 3.
Adventure Training North East offer practical sessions for groups of children from early years to Key stage 5. Our Forest school sessions can be based at your school or at a local site.
There are no pre-requisites for any of these courses, other than experience of working with children and a love of the outdoors.
The minimum age for access to the Level 3 Certificate: 19 years
The minimum age for Forest School Leaders is 21. This is a Forest School Association and Department for Education requirement.
We use a range of venues across the North East and Newcastle including; Seaton Burn in Northumberland, Brockwell Woods in Gateshead and The Rising Sun Country Park in North Tyneside.
"Forest School is an inspirational process that offers all ages regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence through hands-on learning in a woodland environment." (Forest Education Initiative 1992)
Based on the Scandinavian Forest Schools Educational philosophy 'free life air'.
|First Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools, Primary Schools, Secondary Schools, Colleges
|Experiential Learning, Outdoor Learning, Adventure, Activities, Fun, Fires, Cooking, Shelters, Art
|School site, Country park, Bolam Lake, Plessey Woods, Northumberland, Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Durham, Yorkshire, Cleveland, Lake District
Wonderful week full of learning how to teach outdoors, had no idea how enjoyable it was going to be!! Jon and Caroline were fantastic, we all left feeling inspired!