The Forest of Avon Trust provides Nationally recognised accredited Forest School level 1 and 3 training courses as well as Inset, development and taster days for schools and nurseries. Please click on any of the photo banners below to find out more.
Inset and staff development days
We provide one-off tailored training for schools and nurseries, including inset days to help develop learning in the natural environment (LINE) for your whole setting.
Download our information guide about inset and teacher training (pdf) or get in touch with training manager Jon Attwood to find out more. Email: email@example.com or telephone: (0117) 963 3383
For all services we offer to schools, including tree-planting and design, see our Services for Schools brochure (pdf)
Forest School Level 3 and Level 1 training
We provide local training for individuals who want to run or support Forest School sessions e.g. in schools, nurseries or as freelancers.
Book online now to reserve a space on a course and we will send you a full booking form. Alternatively download our A5 2014 training calendar (pdf) and email training manager Jon Attwood: firstname.lastname@example.org
Forest School Case Studies
The Forest of Avon Trust has worked with a wide range of groups using the Forest School approach and we have produced case studies of our work with early years & primary groups and adults with learning disabilities. These Forest School Case Studies are available to download here.
A number of practical resources are available for use with your groups and can be downloaded and used for free.
The Forest of Avon Trust provides ongoing support for its trainees, including advice on setting up a Forest School in your nursery/school or as a freelancer.
Short of activity ideas? Download our free woodland activity resources.
The Forest of Avon Trust works with Lawrence Weston Community Farm to provide Forest School training for outdoor leaders in Bristol.
Training manager Jon Attwood is approved by the Forest School Trainers Network.