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How Forest Schools can support an individual’s development and learning

A holistic approach to child development attempts to address all aspects of a child’s development and growth simultaneously. This leads . . . read more

Theories of learning and development relevant to Forest School

Forest school is underpinned by pedagogical theories of learning. The follow article examines how Accelerated Learning (Colin Rose) and Schema  . . . read more

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An example of a Forest School activity for SEN children

Pupils with autism have difficulty understanding emotions and reading the emotions in another persons face. They may repeat an action because they  . . . read more

Forest School and the development of risk management

Contrary to popular belief, there is no legal requirement to eliminate risks entirely. The Health and Safety at Work Act only requires that risks are reduced  . . . read more

Benefits of free play in a Forest School environment

Where children are able to freely choose their play it is usually creative, open-ended and imaginative. Forest school provides a diverse array of natural  . . . read more

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