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Description of led learning programmes

Seed to soil (full/half day sessions, led by FC staff)

Years R-6

Contains the following curriculum links: EYFS: understanding the world; KS1/2 Science: working scientifically, plants, living things in their habitats. 

Key concepts: germination, seed dispersal, competition, plant structures and their functions, adaptation, photosynthesis, plant growth, grouping or classification, tree diversity.

An introduction to trees and their lives which uses one of the world's great tree collections, the National Pinetum, to illustrate and inspire.

Team building  (full/half day sessions led by our learning partner, Kent High Weald Partnership)   

Year 5 up to adults

Build confidence, improve communication, have fun!

Contains curriculum links for KS2/3 in design and technology, PE and geography.

Key concepts: listening and talking skills, working as a team and co-operation, problem solving, coping with challenges, outdoor and adventurous activities.

Map reading: take our tree tracker challenge, finding trees and checking facts to score your team points!

Shelter building: will your shelter be water and wind proof enough to win points?

Team challenge: cross a snake pit, walk blindfolded through the woods and conquer the Tower of Hanoi to claim your points.

Forest School at Bedgebury


We are delighted to offer Forest School sessions through our learning partner, Kent High Weald Partnership. Click here for more details.




Last updated: 10th July 2018

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