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Forest School in April

Posted: Monday 23rd April 2018 by Education and Community Engagement Team

Marshmallows over a fire, photo by LS ImagesMarshmallows over a fire, photo by LS Images

Forest School Tutor Kathryn Barton talks about the activities of the Forst School project during April.

Here at Kent Wildlife Trust Forest School we’ve been enjoying the changing seasons and are looking forward to the warmer weather. As a tutor, it has been amazing to see how adaptive and resilient the children have been when working in new environments and a range of weathers. Personally, I have really enjoyed seeing how children who have attended sessions have been developing skills in sharing, empathy and communicating their needs.

Another highlight has been to see how children have mastered essential survival skills such as fire lighting, acknowledging and assessing risks, behaving safely and mastering new skills and processes.

Lighting a fire, photo by LS ImagesKent Wildlife Trust Forest School works towards enabling children and young people to make meaningful connections with nature. Our aim is to enrich their lives through, exploring, learning, developing and creating within a woodland setting. Working for Kent Wildlife Trusts Forest School as a sessional tutor you will be part of a highly skilled team that promotes collaboration, be working at a range of beautiful sites across Kent and encouraged to develop your skills to adapt to a variety of challenges.

If you are a Level 3 Forest School Leader and would like to apply for a position at Kent Wildlife Trust please follow the link below to our recruitment page.
 

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