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We couldn't work without the support of the following organisations. We are a traded service meaning that we are not for profit and charge places at cost. As a result the support of these organisations help us keen the doors open and helping people from across the south west.

Coopers Associates 

Coopers Associates are a financial services company based in Taunton who offer mortgage, wealth management and accountancy advice. They have generously given us their help as a funding partner via The Cooper Associates Foundation to offer support to young people in the Taunton and Wellington area through our Student Support Scheme. The scheme makes Otterhead Forest School accessible for young people who do not have EHCPs or additional funding. 

For more information about their services, please click here.

MIndfulness UK

MindfulnessUK kindly donated funds to rebuild our composting toilets, making them more accessible and usable. 

MindfulnessUK is a leading mindfulness and compassion training organisation, teaching accredited courses online. Karen and the team have supported Joe through the Integrating Mindfulness and Compassion Qualification which is having a positive impact across the whole staff team.

For more information on MindfulnessUK click here.


"We have helped many groups, organisations and businesses to recycle plastic and create products. Our aim is to empower beach cleaners, increase recycling rates and develop new techniques for recycling ‘hard to recycle’ plastics." Otterhead Forest School find innovative ways to re-use old fishing nets.

For more information on Ocean Recovery Project click here

Stihl GB

Stihl are a leading producer and supplier of chainsaws, strimmer's and whole range of professional grounds work tools. They have provided us with ex display equipment that has allowed us to teach engine maintenance and chainsaw theory to a range of our students. We are proud that through this experience ex pupils have gone on to gain tree work qualifications and work as arborists today. 

For more information on Stihl click here.

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