"Inspire. Aspire. Transform."

Our vision is to help nurture the best qualified, most motivated and truly inspirational Forest Schools professionals in every natural space in the world.”



The philosophy of Forest Schools is to encourage and inspire individuals of any age through an innovative, long term, educational approach to outdoor play and learning in a woodland environment.

We run unique Forest Schools training courses throughout the year, please take a look at our course diary HERE.

If you are passionate about delivering Forest Schools programmes at your site or becoming an assistant on a Forest Schools site then there are a range of training courses available to suit your experiences and needs. The Open Awards Forest School Practitioners Awards start from entry level and continue up to the Training the Trainer Level 4.


Become a Level 3 Practitioner for only


Click Here to find out how!

We are being the change we wish to see.

Making Forest Schools more accessible than ever.

We have made it easier for you to begin your journey.




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What do I learn? Where can I go? How do I qualify?

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