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Littlebourne Church of England Primary School

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Forest School

Hello, my name is Anna.


I am excited to be able to offer Forest School activities at Littlebourne CEP School. I absolutely love being outside and working with young people, hence why I set-up ‘Anna Outdoors.’  I am a level 3 Forest School Practitioner and have a BSc Hons degree in Countryside Management, so I have a real interest in trees, plants, and wildlife. I have been delivering outdoor learning activities for the last 15 years and have licenses to deliver outdoor learning at several country parks across Kent.


Since establishing ‘Anna Outdoors’ four years ago, I have also taken on staff who are also passionate about engaging and inspiring children to enjoy outdoor learning. Kirsty is a Forest School practitioner and farmer, and Lydia is a qualified teacher and Forest School practitioner.


Our Forest School sessions will be fun, creative, and imaginative. We will work closely with teaching staff to provide bespoke sessions which will enrich the national curriculum through outdoor exploration and hands-on learning. Forest School sessions will evolve and develop over time in accordance with the needs of participants and gradually involve using tools once certain skills and behaviour indicators have been secured. Our Forest School sessions seek to consolidate all areas of the curriculum and build and extend knowledge.


The first few sessions will focus on safety and core skills and will then develop to include: natural art activities; games, storytelling, use of tools, exploring, nature watching and bug hunting; climbing, swinging; fire-lighting, campfire cooking, practical woodland skills (e.g., willow weaving); den building and sculptures. We will also ensure there is some time to be quiet, reflect or talk and develop the ability to observe what’s happening around them.