Listen to an audio clip here of a pupil taking about his Forest School experience
Read a poem here written by a family after taking part in sessions over the summer holiday
Forest School is a way of working with people using nature, the outdoors, and practical activities to develop confidence, self-esteem and a sense of achievement. Sessions are often with young people, and are particularly effective with people who have extra difficulties in their lives. All Forest School programmes follow these basic principles:
West Cumbria Rivers Trust has an ongoing relationship with Frizington Primary School to deliver Forest School sessions with support from Copeland Community Fund, the Forestry Commission and Low Gillerthwaite Field Centre.
We have limited capacity to work with other schools but please get in touch with Rebecca Neal if you: