Level 3 Forest School training course

Held in a beautiful woodland in North Essex

Your mentors

Sarah Allington


Organisation links
Location address: Saffron Walden, CB10 2LW
Chosen age group:

For ages: 18+ years

Next date: Tuesday 19th Mar,
What we'll do
This Level 3 Forest School Leader training course will give participants the skills, knowledge and confidence to set up and run Forest School sessions in their school, setting or independently. The Level 3 qualification gained is equivalent to an A-Level, is verified by Liminalis Ltd. and accredited by ITC First. Charlotte is an experienced headteacher, a practising Forest School Leader and a Forest School Association (FSA) Endorsed Trainer with a background in ecology and extensive experience of training Forest School Leaders. In 2024 Charlotte is going to be co-training with Sarah Allington at Sarah’s woodland near Saffron Walden. Sarah is an experienced Level 3 Forest School practitioner working with children and young people from toddlers to teenagers including those with a range of additional needs. Sarah holds the FSA’s recognised provider status for her Forest School sessions which is a benchmark for quality Forest School provision. She is a founding member of a small charity which promotes access to quality Forest School for children and families.
About your mentors
Sarah Allington
Forest School leader and trainer
With a background in science research Sarah retrained as a Forest School leader when she discovered the magic of Forest School through her son who attending pre-school sessions. "I saw the impact it had on him and knew I wanted to learn more". Sarah completed her level 3 qualification 7 years ago and hasn't looked back, running sessions for toddlers, home ed children and families as well as adult sessions. Sarah is now completing her training to become a Forest School trainer and is excited about this next chapter!
Charlotte Atkinson
Connecting People with Nature
Charlotte has over 20 years’ experience of working with children, schools and families as a primary school teacher, headteacher, educational consultant, Forest School leader and trainer. She is a qualified Level 3 Forest School practitioner with over 10 years' experience of leading Forest School sessions with children aged 2-11 years. Charlotte is a Forest School Association (FSA) endorsed trainer and trainer assessor. She provides guidance with setting up and running Forest School as well as practical delivery of sessions and support with bid-writing and site design. Charlotte is a British Nordic Walking instructor and runs regular ‘Learn to Nordic Walk’ programmes at Charlotte’s Wood. She has a diploma in 'Shinrin Yoku' and provides guided Forest Bathing sessions at the woodland.
Register interest
Follow the link below to register your interest in the course starting in March 2024 https://www.charlotteswood.co.uk/level-3-forest-school-leader-training/ Or email sarah@natureoflearning.co.uk
Learning aim
Aim 1
The course takes approximately 12 months to complete and will be delivered almost entirely face-to-face in the woods. It is suitable for people aged 21 or over (on course completion) who will be able to access a group to lead an introductory programme of Forest School with and who hold a relevant Level 2 qualification or equivalent experience. For more information about the course download the ‘general training information’.
Where we'll be
15, Redgates Lane, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 2LW

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