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Forest School articles

Articles, blogs & news items, from the UK & internationally, featuring evidence & expert opinion on Forest Schools and its benefits.

Arranged, as much as possible, in chronological order, most recent at the top. If you have news, articles or blogs to add let us know via share@muddyfaces.co.uk. Thank you.

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A Child's Eye View of Forest School

To an outside eye a Forest School session might ‘just’ look like playing outdoors - all fun and games – some might even ask ‘what is the point?’ Outdoor practitioners understand there is so much going on, if you only stop and observe. Sarah Rix of Milford Pre School Plus, Lymington, Hampshire offers some insights into what is really going on...

This article appeared in issue 4 of the Outdoor Practitioner - our free online magazine.
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A Childs View of Forest School

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DONCASTER FOREST SCHOOL: CHITTER CHATTER

The theory and practice of developing a pilot Forest School programme for disadvantaged families.

This article appeared in issue 4 of the Outdoor Practitioner - our free online magazine.
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Chitter Chatter

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Forest in the City

Louise Black, deputy headteacher of an urban primary school in London, on the importance of outdoor provision for all, and how the children she works with benefit from connecting to nature.

This article appeared in issue 3 of the Outdoor Practitioner - our free online magazine.
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Forest in the City

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Forest School stories - arson on site

Interview with FS leader Sam Victoria of My Little Explorers about a shocking event on site and what she learned.

This article appeared in issue 3 of the Outdoor Practitioner - our free online magazine.
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My Little Explorers

pdf, 1.59 MB

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