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Forest School at Langley and Coppice Schools

The schools are very lucky to be surrounded by a strip of mature woodland within the grounds. We are able to use the woods for all sorts of outdoor and environmental activities, especially Forest School lessons.

Forest School is led by Deb Smith who has been trained as a Level 3 Practitioner.

Children throughout the school are able to take part in series of lessons planned to teach them about woodlands and the outdoors as well as specific outdoor skills. Through these lessons they are able to develop their self-confidence, self-awareness, personal responsibility and the skills for working with others around themselves.

For many of our children, simply being able to explore a different environment and to get their hands dirty is a special and important new experience.

The children are provided with warm and waterproof clothing to enable them to work in all weathers – we don't have to come in if it starts to rain!

Some of the Langley School children have been able to work with children from Coppice School during lunchtimes when we have been carrying out some of the work needed to manage the woodland.


Digging for worms.
 
I love mud!

Forest School Superstars.
 
Den building.

Swinging for joy!
 
Tool work.

Cooking in the mud kitchen.
 
A muddy lunch is served.

Climbing trees is fun.
 
Fun on the ropes.

LANGLEY IS A SCHOOL WHERE INDIVIDUALS ARE VALUED FOR THEMSELVES
AND WHERE ALL ARE EXPECTED TO GIVE OF THEIR BEST