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Doncaster Forest School

We offer a Forest School Intervention Programme and work in partnership with schools to offer unique learning experiences.

Forest School is a Scandinavian approach to education focusing on the holistic development of children, where child led learning outdoors, is at the forefront of the practice.

We Forest School training at Levels 1 to 3, a Forest School Intervention Programme, and works in partnership with schools to offer unique learning experiences.

Forest School experiences provide individuals opportunities to explore their own learning and create their own challenges.

View more on this page to find out more about our Forest School and what we offer.

What is a Forest School?

Our Forest School offers place where children, young people and adults can experience activities within outdoors, whether on a school visit, team building day or holiday session.

We bring learning to life through a rich variety of stimulating experiences that encourages team building, making choices and taking risks, all in a safe and friendly environment.

Doncaster College ​Forest School is delivered in a safe and secure area of forest or outdoor school environment where we offer exciting and fun outdoor activities for all ages, toddlers, teens and the young at heart. 

Our qualified Forest School Practitioners are always on hand to guide your group through a range of challenging, enjoyable hands-on activities and woodcraft skills.

Some of the experiences include: Den building, setting up shelters, fire lighting, cooking, using tools, investigating natural woodland, making mud pies, and a range of other experiences.

Contact the Forest School team

Doncaster Forest School sits within the HE Department of Education, Health and Community Practice at Doncaster College & University Centre.

Kelly Severn is our Forest School Lead

kelly.severn@don.ac.uk / Forest.School01@don.ac.uk

01302 558201


Transport may be arranged subject to availability and at an extra cost.

Please contact Jill Dolby on 01302 553557 or email Jill.dolby@don.ac.uk

Contact: Forest School