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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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

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

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

This was the most enjoyable training course I’ve been on in some time! The course leaders were really helpful and knowledgeable. I feel inspired to motivate the children and to start some growing activities! Thank you so much.

Louise Gardner, St Mary’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

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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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