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Wolvercote Primary School

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Wolvercote primary School

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Forest School is an inspirational process that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees. Forest School has six principles for good practice.

Principle 1: Regular sessions to allow for planning, adaptation, observations and reviewing to take place over time.

Principle 2: Forest School takes place in a woodland to support the development between the learner and the natural world.

Principle 3: Forest School aims to promote holistic development, fostering resilient, confident, independent and creative learners

Principle 4: Forest School offers learners the opportunity to take supported risks appropriate to the environment and themselves.

Principle 5: Forest School is run by qualified Forest School practitioners who maintain and develop their professional practice.

Principle 6: Forest School uses a range of learner-centred processes to support development and learning