Early Childhood Curriculum Model - Forest School


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Montessori Forest School

Wháriki Steiner


Forest School

A Forest School has been defined by the Forest School England network as:

"An inspirational process that offers children, young people and adults regular opportunities to achieve, and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland environment" Forest Education Initiative (2005).


Forest School and its impacts on young children: Case studies in Britain

‘‘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’’ Murray and O’Brien (2005).


Introduction to Forest School

This short film will give you an insight into what a Forest School is, why it is important and the numerous benefits that it offer