Duration: Full Day / Half Day

Staff: An experienced Level 3 Forest School practitioner

Cost: £220 full day

Days can be tailored to meet your individual needs.

SC.OUT.ED use the Forest School approach to learning in your own setting. Tailored to different age groups and topics, sessions are essentially child-led and give pupils the opportunity to learn key skills and concepts in a practical and meaningful way. Forest School sessions delivered across County Durham.

Approach to learning:

  • Creative activities such as outdoor art & patterns in nature
  • Curriculum specific topics – plants, seasonal changes
  • Developing survival skills – shelter building and cooking on a fire
  • Using our senses to explore the environment
  • Encouraging teamwork & cooperation

Opportunities:

  • Increase self-esteem & self-confidence
  • Improve listening and speaking skills
  • Contribute to the development of language
  • Improve children’s ability to work cooperatively
  • Improve physical and motor skills

Forest School is also a very effective stimulus for learning back in the classroom

“Experiences in the out-of-doors tend to be rich in opportunities for nurturing growth in all the developmental domains”
(Swarwick)

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How to Book

If you would like to arrange a session please contact sam@scouted.org.uk or on 07950 309118
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Forest School

We recently delivered 4 Forest School sessions at Hadrian Primary and what a wonderful bunch of children! Can’t wait to go back! 👌🔥🌳☀️🌸 #forestschool #outdoorlearning
All set up and ready for my Y6 class at Ox Close Primary! #outdoorlearning #forestschool
What a day of Forest School & outdoor learning! Six different schools in Durham, Chester-le-Street, Billingham and a wonderful new school, Hadrian Primary, in South Shields…amazing grounds too! 🌳🌸🔥 #forestschool #outdoorlearning
We’re being asked more and more to deliver exciting campfire cooking days.  Children prep the ingredients, follow recipes, cook and then eat their delicious food! We even have 30 aprons…got to look the part right?🔥 🥩 🐟 🍅 🥕 #cookingoutdoors #forestschool #campfirecooking
A lovely day for it! Bushcraft and Forest School holiday club today at Broom Cottages Primary! #forestschool ☀️🌳🔥
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What People Say

Sam is a wonderful trainer.  His outdoor pursuits inspired us with a multitude of reasons to embrace all aspects of nature and outdoor life. The students attending this course were all motivated to follow in Sam’s footsteps and engage children in a variety of fun outdoor activities with children in their own settings.

Wendy Jackson, Bishop Auckland College

The children thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor activities.  All the children were eager and excited to find out more.  A fantastic day – managed and delivered very well.  A really interesting way to focus on our topic of the Great Fire of London.

Cara Morton, Dubmire Primary School

Over the three sessions, all the children learnt new skills and enjoyed their time outdoors! It gave me increased knowledge and the confidence to plan and to deliver similar activities myself. The original aim, to link to PE and specifically an outdoor and adventurous activity core task, was met – especially on teamworking and cooperation. All the sessions were well planned and organised and they were delivered and managed well. Every activity challenged the children and taught them new skills. It was good to see less confident children have the opportunity to shine too!

Denise Hannon, St Chad’s RCVA Primary

The children thoroughly enjoyed the session and developed their knowledge about the Stone Age. The day was fantastic. It was delivered very well, the children were engaged all day and they learnt a lot about the topic, as well as developing skills such as team building and problem solving.

Nicola Cooke, St. Anne’s CE Primary

Sam’s session was tailored and linked very well to our rainforests topic.  The session delivered exactly what we hoped it would – the children learnt about adaptations and were able to extend their knowledge in a creative way, at a perfect pace and with a range of activities.  The day was excellently delivered!

Rachel Harmer, Butterknowle Primary

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About Us

SC.OUT.ED support and deliver hands-on science and outdoor lessons that will engage and inspire pupils and widen their knowledge and understanding.
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20 Glastonbury Close,Spennymoor,Durham. DL16 6XP
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