Forest School Helper Course

Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2018

This is a non-accredited 2-day practical training course designed to provide members of staff and volunteers, e.g. parents and governors, who support (or will be supporting) Forest School sessions with:

  • An introduction to the Forest School ethos;
  • An opportunity to develop their knowledge and understanding of the woodland environment and of its use as a learning resource;
  • Some basic practical skills to enable them to effectively support learning at Forest School.

Please not that this is NOT a Level 2 Forest School Assistant course and there is no additional work to complete outside of the training days.

To do the course you must:

  • Be aged 18 years or over;
  • Hold a current DBS certificate;
  • Be able to assist Forest School sessions being run by a Level 3 Forest School Leader.

Date and time: 9.15 – 3.30pm on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October 2018.

Venue: Charlotte’s Wood, London City Road, Wilby, Suffolk, IP21 5LT

Cost: £120 per participant or £100 per participant if 2 or more members of staff from the same setting attend the course.

Equipment:  The tools and equipment required on the training will be provided. Participants will need to bring their own waterproofs and outdoor clothing (including sturdy boots).

To book: Either complete the booking form on this page or download the PDF version below and return via email.

Please note that your details will be held securely until the end of the course; after which they will be destroyed unless you give permission for future contact.

Booking Form

Do you have any disabilities, medical or learning needs that we need to know about?

During training Charlotte regularly takes photos of adults engaging in different activities. These may be used for marketing and publicity purposes (e.g. on flyers, Facebook and on her website). Do you give consent for photos to be taken of you for these purposes?

*We may contact you via email to let you know about future events and activities that might be of interest at Charlotte’s Wood. We won’t pass your email address or any other details on to anyone else. Do you give consent for us to contact you in the future?

Any cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of the course will incur the full course fees. Do you agree to these booking terms?

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