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At Lady Royd Primary, we believe that an ‘outdoor’ approach to play and learning can have a huge impact on the development of children. Research shows that children who have frequent access to opportunities for play in nature are more balanced, less stressed, are better at concentrating and have fewer days off sick.
At Forest School, children are provided with the opportunity to learn about the natural environment, how to handle risks, use their own initiative to solve problems and co-operate with others.
Learning at Forest School is very ‘child led’, meaning that sessions are planned to meet the needs and interests of the children in that group, as well as take account of the seasons and weather - therefore, no two Forest School programmes are the same!
Benefits of Forest School
Forest schools have been shown to:
Not only that, it can also provide children with the experiences to learn, apply and transfer skills into everyday life for example;
Forest School Association - www.forestschoolassociation.org