Leighswood School

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Forest schools is the perfect place to develop our Personal, social and emotional skills, it helps us to:

  • Have the courage to challenge 
  • Build our self-confidence
  • Become more resilient
  • Raise our self-esteem 
  • Develop communication & language skills
  • Develop social skills e.g. decision-making with peers, co- operation, sharing, empathy, leadership
  • Build respect for nature
  • Develop a growth mindset (‘I can do it’)
  • Nurture reflective learning
  • Become a problem-solver
  • Develop creativity and imagination
  • Promotes positive mental health
  • Grounding—reducing stress / anxiety
  • Build a community—sense of belonging
  • Nurture stewards for our planet