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Forest visits and free resources

Free resources

Download our free educational resources, they're curriculum-linked, cover core subjects and are easily adaptable. Find the resource you're interested in, be it activity sheets, lesson plans or bigger teaching packs, and fill in your email to get the resource downloaded straight away. 

Forest visits

Looking for a trip with a difference? Find a forest to inspire your group and get them learning outside in the fresh air with hands-on activities.

Educational resources

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Learning Westonbirt
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10 September 2020
Forests are great places for studying many aspects of the key stage 1 and 2 maths curriculum, including number, shape, symmetry, estimation and measuring.
Learning Westonbirt
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10 September 2020
Forests provide plenty of inspiration to enable children to compose poetry and write stories. A forest visit also provides numerous topics suitable for non-fiction reading and writing.
Learning Westonbirt
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10 September 2020
Forests can inspire creative writing, and imaginative language and vocabulary, as well as providing the backdrop for role play and performance.
Learning Westonbirt
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10 September 2020
Forests are great places for studying maps and the physical and human processes that shape our environment, as well as providing opportunities for carrying out fieldwork for geography at all levels.
Trees/sky
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10 September 2020
Forests are the perfect place to learn about trees and how important they are for people and wildlife.
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10 September 2020
Forests are fantastic places to observe habitats, minibeasts and other animals. Take your class to your local woodland for a great day out, that will also meet the needs of your science curriculum.
Boy looking at leaf learning
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10 September 2020
Forests are great for sensory exploration. Take your class for a visit to your local forest, and use all five senses to discover it.
Future Forest sculpture
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20 January 2020
The Future Forest learning pack provides teachers with inspiring activities that can be delivered with key stage 2 pupils at each of the Future Forest installations at High Lodge.
Early years teacher's pack
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21 May 2019
The Early Years Teacher's Pack is a free learning resource, which contains curriculum-linked activities, to teach learners about forests and how they're looked after for people and wildlife.
Roald Dahl My Forest Adventure Teachers Pack
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21 May 2019
KS2 (age 7-11). Discover the forest through the characters from the fantastic Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach.

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