Forest School Level 3 Training – with a focus on Early Years

Additional unit to include SEN in the Outdoors.

**Now enrolling for 2018**

Nature to Nurture and Communitree are combining our talents to deliver the very best in early years knowledge and Forest School expertise.

We are passionately committed to creating opportunities for children to experience a natural childhood, learn in the outdoors and connect with nature.

Our training is creative, innovative and will leave learners inspired, motivated and ready to positively influence the lives of young children and adults.

Quality is at the heart of everything we do.

Our high standards will provide the best opportunity for learners to qualify with a deep embedded knowledge and understanding that will enable learners to feel confident to deliver programmes to children.

Our outdoor nursery has allowed for a deeper understanding of how the environment benefits the development of children in their early years.

We have looked at the biological, societal and environmental influences that are impacting on children in their earliest years, and we have developed a range of strategies that fully support the development of the child’s growing body and mind.

We believe that it is this unique understanding that has enabled us to develop a niche within the forest school training that will enable practitioners to effectively support children outdoors. It draws on the forest school ethos of supporting children’s wellbeing as well as looking at strategies to develop children’s sensory foundational systems.

 

 

Course Structure 

Initially, the course will take place over 5 consecutive days with 3 skills days taking place a month later.

Advice on site access and preparation.

Email and telephone support for assignment preparation.

1-day on-site assessment of a forest school session led by a trainee.

Location 

The course will take place in a woodland environment within the grounds of Croxteth Hall and Country Park. We have limited indoor space (we may use a heated teepee, but depending on numbers we could use the cottage). Snacks and refreshments will be provided along with some campfire cooking but you are encouraged to bring a packed lunch.

The course is a mixture of theory and practice of Forest School pedagogy and how it relates to learning theory and research. It is accredited and nationally recognised by the Open Awards which is regulated by OFQUAL and is part of the Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF).

The qualification and course are the ones approved and recognised by the new Forest School National Governing Body and the Forest School Association.

Costs

**For a limited time only the Special Educational Needs Unit will be included in the price of the course.**

£875 for the full course which includes enrollment and accreditation fees with Open Awards and the provision of course file and support.

Full details, including a Headteacher/manager permission and commitment form for the training, will be forwarded on receipt of preliminary applications.

Please email julieannwhite33@gmail.com or call on: 07815976241 to reserve your space today.

Spaces are strictly limited to a maximum of 15 trainees in order to deliver the utmost quality to all participants, so be sure to reserve your space immediately.

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