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Advanced Certificate in Forest School and Outdoor Learning
New Outdoor Learning Online Training Course
Ground your knowledge. Extend your skills. Gain confidence in taking groups outdoors Does this sound familiar? Perhaps you already have a keen interest inoutdoor learning. You might have taken CPD courses. Or downloaded abundle of Forest School activities. You know that working with nature benefits young and older people alike. In particular, in a COVID…
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Forest School Risk Benefit Assessment
Forest School Risk Benefit Assessment
Forest School risk benefit assessment – why is risk important? Firstly, before explaining why a Forest School risk benefit assessment is important I think it’s important for you to remember that it was only a few decades ago that children could roam freely, without the glare of adults. I can recall a sense of freedom…
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what is outdoor learning
What is Outdoor Learning and what are the Myths?
The Outdoor Teacher and the South Downs National Park have collaborated on an ‘Outdoor Learning Myth Busting’ guide to be sent to all the schools in the National Park area. The aim is to help teachers and educators to understand what they can offer in an outdoor setting. Many teachers are already offering ‘Forest School’…
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make your own palm drills
Learn How To Make Your Own Palm Drills
Looking to make your own palm drills? Palm Drills are such a useful tool for Forest School and are perfect for children to use. It is possible to find them online but in this video we will show you exactly how to make your own and it’s easier than you think! How big should my…
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Make a Tippy Tappy
How to put up a Tippy Tap or Tippy Tappy for handwashing
Watch our video and learn how to put up your own Tippy Tap or Tippy Tappy for handwashing. During the Covid-19 Pandemic we have all had remember to wash our hands a lot more than usual and hand hygiene has become ever more important. What is a Tippy Tappy? A Tippy Tappy or Tippy Tap…
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