The Forest School Ethos

Forest School is an inspirational process that offers ALL learners regular opportunities to achieve and develop confidence and self-esteem through hands-on learning experiences in a woodland or natural environment with trees.

Learn more about the ethos on the  Forest School Association‘s website.


Exploring worms that live happily in the FRUK worm cafe

The FRUK team currently includes 4 staff members that are qualified Level 3 Forest School Practitioners and 4 whom are working towards completing their training. This entails a year-long programme with a recognised Forest School training provider gaining an OCN Level 3 in Advanced Forest School Leadership.

Find out more about Our Team.

“Staff foster a love and respect for the natural world. They provide practical experiences and outdoor learning so that children benefit from a wide range of stimulating natural learning experiences.”  FRUK Ofsted Report

We also provide opportunities at FRUK for trainee Forest School practitioners and are recruiting for volunteer positions and paid internships for applicants who are undertaking the FS Level 3 qualification.

To apply please complete an application form, downloadable here, and send to

Please note we do not accept CVs.