Forest School Award OCN Level 1

Event code SCH 19/773 
Event description Kent Country Parks is delighted to be offering an OCN accredited Forest School Award at Level 1. Run by our experienced forest school leaders you will learn about the ethos, principles and practices of forest school. This course includes 25 hours of learning with a combination of 2 days training at our park along with self-study time to complete a short workbook in your own time.

As most of the course takes place outdoors please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Please bring your own lunch or we have a lovely cafe at the park. 
Training objectives Unit 1 - Forest School Skills
Understand the need for ice breaker tasks
Demonstrate basic Forest School activities
Be able to light and tend a fire safely
Unit 2 Health and Safety
Understand the health and safety risks a Forest
School presents
Be able to identify policies used in Forest School

Key stages
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Subject areas Outdoor Learning
Target audience
All Teaching Staff / Assistant Headteacher / Deputy Head / Early Years Practitioner / Early Years Setting Manager / Education Officer / Foundation Stage Leader / Headteacher / Key Stage Co-ordinators / Learning Support Assistant / Newly Qualified Teachers / SEN Co-ordinator / Specialist Teacher / Subject Leaders / Teachers / Teaching Assistant / Trainee Teachers
target audience
Qualification level
Trosley Country Park, Waterlow Road, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0SG
Location Gravesham
Training Provider GT - EPE - SCP (Country Parks)
Admin contact Joanne Clay (
kate wells
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information
Start date Tuesday 8 October 2019
Times 09:30-16:30
Number of sessions This event has 2 sessions.