Skills Day

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This course is designed with Level 3 Forest School leaders in mind, as part of growth and development as a practitioner, to learn skills and increase knowledge using the natural environment to enhance your teaching. You will focus on the secondary school age range, helping you to reconnect students with the outdoors using tools and teamwork. 


The day will allow staff to develop and practise their forest school skills, try new ideas and gain knowledge on approaching forest school with older students 

-   Learn tool skills appropriate to age, managing knife safety
-   Lighting, managing and exploring fire, try different methods, and challenges, use of small fires, kelly kettles
-   engaging teenagers- strategies, games, projects, surveying

Please do not delay your booking – to guarantee your place, please book 2 weeks in advance of course date

Entry Requirements:

Qualified or working towards Level 3 Forest School Leader 

Dates & Location:

12th February 2020

9.15am - 4.15pm

Plumpton College 


1 Day 

9.15am - 4.15pm


£55 Course Fee


Facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive if you are planning to undertake your Forest School qualifications and professional development.
The estate covers over 800 hectares of stunning countryside including four inspiring Ancient Woodland sites, an area of coniferous woodland and beautiful SSSI grasslands of the South Downs. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for skill, knowledge and creativity. 
Indoors we have the expertise and experience of the Forest School training staff, supported by the expertise of the supporting departs of Forestry, Countryside, Game Keeping and Adventure Education delivered in our modern well equipped classrooms and workshops. In summary there is no better place to study Forest School qualifications.

Future Opportunities

You can also choose to study your Forest School First Aid course with us. 
Other skills days are planned throughout the year.

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