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What is Forest School?

Forest School aims to connect people with wild places and awaken their curiosity. Children have a right to play, access the outdoors and experience the vibrancy of the natural world for themselves. Children can be inquisitive, following their interests and directing their own learning in a safe, engaging environment, facilitated by Forest School leaders. It opens doors to the natural world and all it encompasses, providing a unique experience for each child – nurturing their specific needs and zest for learning.

Confidence, self-esteem and independence are encouraged through a hands-on approach and creative, engaging activities. Opportunities to socialise with peers and solve problems enable children to build resilience and experience a healthy range of emotions. In their own time, children can experiment, take risks, make decisions and explore the possibilities. Through a holistic approach, every child can play, reach their potential and experience positive wellbeing.

Welcome to the official website of Pilsley C of E Primary School, Bakewell, Derbyshire. Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please contact the school office on 01246 583203

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