The programme includes learning through the provision of hands on experiences in the outside and natural environment, nature games, arts and crafts using natural materials, 'Nature detectives' (activities based around species and habitat), 'Wonder walks and Earth Education', Storytelling, musical instruments, bush craft, orienteering, team building, adventure play and conservation activities.  

Benefits of the Forest Schools & Adventure Play Programme are: Building confidence and independence, Learning outdoors, Feeling empathy for others and nature, Physical fitness, Health benefits, Improved mental health, Learning by experience, Exposure to manageable risks & Better sleep and mood.

For further info on Extended Schools or contact Lorraine Mc Williams at GSAP on 02871358787