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Sam Harrison

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£65raised of £5,000 target by 7 supporters

Weʼre raising £5,000 to We are passionate and are keen to build an Outdoor Classroom, accessible to all our guests so we can extend learning opportunities.

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At, At Play In The Woods we are passionate about learning and we are keen to take our learning to the next level to make it engaging, stimulating and fun. Our project is to build an Outdoor Classroom, accessible to all our guests so we can continue to extend learning opportunities.

We are here for schools and other bookings all year round. There is a strong sense of community and many parents, grandparents and even play leaders attended the sessions and come back week after week.

We are a forest school with approximately 1000 LIKEs on Facebook and already had over 5000 guests in the first year on our new site.

We run annual Winter and Summer stay & play sessions for everyone. We organise Easter egg hunts, Family days and much more.

We are in the fortunate position of having land around the school than other forest schools and want to see these areas used to their full potential for play and learning. We have a long term goal of enhancing all the outdoor space and have been raising funds for this effort. We would like your help in this long term goal by providing the funds for an outdoor classroom, which would be installed for everyone to use.

The outdoor classroom will have a roof and windows on the sides, with benches around the perimeter inside. It will be fully accessible for wheelchair users so that all our pupils and staff can make good use of the classroom.

This kind of facility will enable the children to interact with their environment at different times of the day. It will be available to be used by everyone, at all times of the year. Our holiday club and toddler days which is run by an trained Forest school staff, will also utilise the outdoor classroom. We will also make it available to local community groups who hire the school facilities.

An outdoor classroom will expose the children to different learning styles, it will be a great opportunity for those who do not thrive in the traditional classroom environment. Evidence has shown that this kind of environment can help increase self esteem and improve pupils’ personal, social and emotional development. It will help to make learning relevant as well as giving pupils an opportunity for fresh air and exercise.

Finally the outdoor classroom will even be able to double up as a shelter for parents during wet days!

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  • Sam Harrison7 months ago
    Sam Harrison

    Sam Harrison

    7 months ago

    We got off to a good start and now it's just about sharing as much as you can with your friends and family. :)

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  • Sam Harrison7 months ago
    Sam Harrison

    Sam Harrison

    7 months ago
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Page last updated on: 5/8/2019 13.24



  • Michelle Bailey

    Michelle Bailey

    May 8, 2019


  • Anonymous


    May 1, 2019

    Wonderful idea. Wishing you luck!


  • Gabrielle Murtagh

    Gabrielle Murtagh

    Apr 27, 2019

    I love this idea Sam, it would add so many lovely learning opportunities for the children. All the best Gabrielle


  • Ryan D-H

    Ryan D-H

    Apr 24, 2019


  • Angela Fraser

    Angela Fraser

    Apr 23, 2019

    Thinking positivity xx


  • Maddy Cox

    Maddy Cox

    Apr 23, 2019


  • Martine Boddie

    Martine Boddie

    Apr 23, 2019


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If you help us with this project, if you like we will name on on a Thanks list on the inside of the classroom :)

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