What children say about Forest School?

How did being at Forest School affect the way you feel about yourself?

  • It made me feel safe but wild, like I wasn’t trapped.
  • I made me feel free, excited and joyful.
  • It made me forget my worries.

How did being at Forest School affect the way you got on with other people?

  • It helped me get on with people I had never worked with before.
  • I feel confident to talk to more people because I spent time with them a Forest School.
  • I got on well with other people because we had to work as a team.

How did being at Forest School affect the way you feel about the outdoor environment?

  • It made me appreciate nature and want to look after it.
  • It made me realise that there are so many things to find in a woodland area.
  • It made me want to learn and have more fun outdoors.

What did you learn at Forest School?

  • How to climb a tree safely and look closely at my surroundings.
  • I learnt to use tools properly and make things out of wood.
  • I learnt that you can find types of worms and woodlice in the pond.

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