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Forest School

"Forest School is a child-centred inspirational learning process, that offers opportunities for holistic growth through regular sessions. It develops confidence and self-esteem through learner inspired, hands-on experiences in a natural setting" - Forest School Association.

About this subject area

This range of qualifications provides progression from exploring the ethos and principles of Forest School, through to working or volunteering as a Forest School Assistant or Forest School Leader.

Local Nature Play for Early Years children is explored through our Forest Kindergarten qualification.


Follow the links below for more information about each qualification.

Forest School

In order to deliver this qualification, centres must meet the requirements to deliver the qualification (which can be found in the Qualification Specification) and complete the Qualification Approval Application Form (QAF).

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