Tree Safety and Woodland Management Plans 
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by Nic Harding
2w ago
Tragedy and legal repercussions  By Sarah Lawfull FSA Chair and FSA Endorsed Trainer Last week Newcastle City Council was found negligent in failing to carry out remedial works on a willow tree in a school playground with tragic consequences.  A six-year-old girl died and other children were injured.   Link to read the aricle In […] The post <strong>Tree Safety and Woodland Management Plans </strong> appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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Book Review – Growing a Forest School from the roots up! by Caylin Gans
Forest School Association Blog
by Nic Harding
3w ago
Reading Growing a Forest School from the roots up was like having the privilege of sitting around the fire with a group of knowledgeable and experienced Forest School leaders and trainers I look up to (and some of whom I know personally!). I could hear their voices while reading their words, sense their passion and […] The post Book Review – Growing a Forest School from the roots up! by Caylin Gans appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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‘Back to the Future’, a talk given at the FSA Conference ‘Ten Year Celebration’ by Sara Knight
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by Gareth Davies
3M ago
Important lessons about the richness of the theoretical underpinnings of Forest School thatcould inform our future … By Sara Knight, October 2022 For those who don’t know me, I’m the FS leader that writes.  And rabbits.  I have delivered at least 20 workshops and 26 conferences speeches, 4 webinars, 7 peer reviewed papers, 12 book […] The post ‘Back to the Future’, a talk given at the FSA Conference ‘Ten Year Celebration’ by Sara Knight appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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‘Back to the Future’, a talk given at the FSA Conference ‘Ten Year Celebration’
Forest School Association Blog
by Gareth Davies
3M ago
Important lessons about the richness of the theoretical underpinnings of Forest School that could inform our future ... The post ‘Back to the Future’, a talk given at the FSA Conference ‘Ten Year Celebration’ appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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FSA Wednesday Webinar – “Winter Tree ID”  with James Kendall, 16th November 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm
Forest School Association Blog
by Nic Harding
3M ago
Want to boost your native tree ID skills this winter? Do you struggle to know your alders from your elders? James Kendall, Bushcraft Instructor, Forest School Leader and author of The Complete Tree ID Course, will be our guest presenter for this live webinar where you can learn tips & tricks to identifying a range of […] The post FSA Wednesday Webinar – “Winter Tree ID”  with James Kendall, 16th November 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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2022 conference booklet
Forest School Association Blog
by Gareth Davies
4M ago
We are delighted to share the 2022 National Forest School Conference booklet. This is a resource for people attending the conference in Danbury, Essex. It contains some great material, so we are making it publically available. The post 2022 conference booklet appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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FSA Wednesday Webinar – “No Fear”  with Tim Gill, 21st September 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm
Forest School Association Blog
by Nic Harding
5M ago
Link to register for the In the thicket – No Fear  with Tim Gill The debate about risk and outdoor play and learning has moved on in recent years, with Forest School at the forefront of a more risk-positive ethos. Yet anxieties and unanswered questions remain. Does fear of litigation undermine the learning experiences we offer? […] The post FSA Wednesday Webinar – “No Fear”  with Tim Gill, 21st September 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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Forest School Association Conference Workshop Schedule 2022 – 10 Years of the FSA
Forest School Association Blog
by Nic Harding
5M ago
This year’s conference lineup is absolutely fantastic, your biggest problem is going to be choosing which of these fantastic workshops you want to book! Booking will be processed through Eequ so if you want to be quick off the mark to get your workshops booked asap then it is worth creating an account as a […] The post Forest School Association Conference Workshop Schedule 2022 – 10 Years of the FSA appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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Membership benefits: Update – Enhanced DBS checks for FSA members
Forest School Association Blog
by Gareth Davies
7M ago
With the help of Margaret Armitage and our friends at AdventurePlus we have been able to offer this invaluable service to our members for the last five years. It has proved very popular and successful, with over 150 applications in the last year. Unfortunately, our relationship with AdventurePlus will end on 1 August 2022, and […] The post Membership benefits: Update – Enhanced DBS checks for FSA members appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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FSA Wednesday Webinar – “Introduction to Forest Bathing”  with Charlotte Atkinson, 20th July 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm
Forest School Association Blog
by Nic Harding
7M ago
Forest bathing is the practice of immersing yourself in nature in a mindful way. Using your senses and being in awareness has a range of proven benefits for physical, mental and spiritual health. The idea took birth in Japan in the 1980s where it is known as ‘Shinrin-Yoku’. In the busy hubbub of the modern […] The post FSA Wednesday Webinar – “Introduction to Forest Bathing”  with Charlotte Atkinson, 20th July 2022, ‘In the Thicket’ 8-9.30pm appeared first on Forest School Association ..read more
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