Exchanging screen time for green time

Re-connecting communities with nature, the Forest School way. 

 

WHAT IS FOREST SCHOOL?

Forest School is a child centred, nature based learning approach that focuses on developing the whole individual.
Forest School allows children the opportunity to develop inter and intra personal skills, understand nature and learn how to appropriately manage risk through play and specific activities such as campfire cooking and green woodworking.

Only by engaging a person in an outdoor setting can we hope to forge those deep experiential memories, key to preserving and protecting the environment and our existence as animals upon this planet.

SOME THOUGHTS ON US

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Parent 1

Our toddler looks forward to Forest School every week - it's definitely a highlight for him. Mark is amazing and always goes the extra mile to give the best experience he can. Seeing our toddler grow in confidence every week is just fantastic.

Parent 2

My three children age 10,5,4 attended forest school today for the first time. They were very dubious about going as it is the first time they have done anything like this and they didn’t want me to ‘leave them’ within about 15 mins Mark had made all three of them felt so comfortable they were happy for me to leave. And to top it off I picked them up with beaming smiles and full of stories!!
Thank you Mark
Brilliant job!

 

Parent 3

Both my sons absolutely love forest school! It’s great to have somewhere that both an 11 year old and 6 year old can have fun together. They love the freedom, building amazing things and come back full of stories of exploring! Amazing 😊

 

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WHAT WE OFFER

Forest School For Families
 

Our sessions all take place in the freedom of open woodland to encourage imaginative play, personal skills, understanding of appropriate risk and a love of nature. We offer a range of events for all ages from toddler groups, to family events, to Saturday morning clubs, to school Holiday Provision and even Birthday Parties! Come an exchange some 'screen time' for 'green time' with us.
 

Forest School For Education
 

The incorporation of Forest School into a school or nursery curriculum can take learning outside of the classroom, allowing for innate drives to be fulfilled whilst meeting policy requirements.  We offer bespoke services for schools and groups - from ongoing Forest School programmes, one-off day trips to consultancy and continued professional development opportunities.

REACH OUT 

So you're interested in Forest School, ae? We know that you love to do your research on something new to you. 

Peruse our website, check out our Facebook, get our FREE information pack and even request a call back from Mark, to find out all about Eco Ed Forest School. 

CHECK OUT WHAT WE OFFER

Take your time to look at what we offer your child AND you. Our gratuity scheme is sector leading. 
 

When you've decided on the sessions that best suit your little one and when they take place, it's on to step 3. 
 

Remember we're always at hand so don't be afraid to get in touch with any questions. 

HEAD OVER TO 'AVAILABILITY'

On the 'AVAILABILITY' page you'll find all the sessions we're running. Locate the one you want and click 'BOOK NOW'

 

If you have siblings, don't miss out on our evergreen 'youngest goes free' discount.   

Remember to read the FOREST WEAR section.

TIME FOR FOREST SCHOOL

That's all the hard bit done, now it's time to hand over to our capable hands. 

We will send you an email the evening before with last minute information, so do look out for that.

That's it! Enjoy the forthcoming, endless stories your little one will have.

Fancy giving it a go? 

WHY CHOOSE US?

We could go on sounding our drum about how amazing we are but that really isn't our style. We let our passion, professionalism, knowledge and parents do the talking. 

Choosing us is one of the biggest trust based decisions a person will make. We will not only guarantee peace of mind that each child will be treated as an individual, competent and engaging, but we promise they will come home with beaming smiles, new knowledge and a plethora of stories... if not a little muddy. O.K, very muddy!

 

We also go a long way to provide real value to the lives of the parents we work with. They are taken care of through regular personal contact, our sector leading gratuity scheme and traditional customer service.


In a world where truth is ever harder to find we can promise you that everything we do will be professional, transparent, guided by our ethos principles (below) and we shall be accountable for our actions if we should need to be.

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WE ARE PROUD TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH...

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We are an affiliate business to this children's outdoor clothing company
 

We are registered with the Office for Standards in Education (OFSTED) 
 

We are an Oldham Pledge provider.
 

We are trained to the rigorous ITC Outdoor First Aid standard.
 

We are a sponsor to a local children's football team
 

Donate to our mission of reconnecting communities with nature. 

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Eco Ed Forest School is the trading name of Mark Bumford. (Sole trading social enterprise)