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Introduction to Forest School (Level 1) – NIFSA delivery


No experience necessary. Provides all the background information you need to understand what a Forest School is. Training undertaken by NIFSA member of staff. Costs include certification on the day for all participants.



Training by NIFSA. Please bring suitable outdoor clothing as there is a practical Forest School session included.

Outline for day

9.00-9,15 – Introduction and outline of course

9.15 – 9.30 – About the Northern Ireland Forest School Association

9.30-9.45 – What is a Forest School DVD?

9.45-10.00 – Characteristics of Forest Schools, how Forest Schools contribute to learning,

10.00-10.15 – Benefits of Forest School

10.15 -10.30 – Examples of types of play

10.30 -10.45 – Introduction to species identification

10.45-11.00 – Environmental impact of Forest School

11.00-11.30 – Tea break

11.30-12.30– Practical session

12.30-1.00 – Finishing workbooks and presentation of NIFSA certificates.