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Forest visits and free resources

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Forest visits

We’re delighted to welcome school and group visits to the nation's forests. Find your local forest to see what type of educational visit they offer. You need to book in advance before visiting and your local learning team will support you to plan your perfect visit.

Educational resources

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Young girl in yellow coat playing with pine needles on the forest floor
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10 September 2020
Early years, KS1, KS2. 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.
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10 September 2020
Early years, KS1. Forests are great for sensory exploration. Take your class for a visit to your local forest, and use all five senses to discover it.
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. Discover the forest through the characters from the fantastic Roald Dahl book, James and the Giant Peach.

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