Otterhead Forest School wants all children to have the opportunity to experience and learn in the outdoors. We support schools by offering a variety of services including training at all levels.
Otterhead offer both Forest School and Outdoor Learning training and will best prepare you for delivering education in the outdoors. Explore the differences between Forest School and Outdoor Learning before choosing the best fit for you and your setting. Also have a look at our modular pathways which can help practitioners develop their knowledge and skills as they build more experience.
2019/2020 Training Dates out now!
What is the difference between Outdoor Learning and Forest School?
Outdoor Learning Forest School
Adult led learning Child led learning
Curriculum based Social, emotional and play based
Variable periods of time Long term programme
Large groups of students (whole classes) Small groups of students
Low ratio of staff to students High ratio of staff to students
Otterhead Forest School is a partner organisation of Cambium Sustainable www.cambiumsustainable.co.uk.
A national consortium of Forest School training providers working together in ensure quality learning experiences for its learners. All of our training is delivered though the Argoed Cymru examining board.