Despite Forest School seeming to many to be a very new initiative it is in fact well established in the UK and beyond. Our history of Forest School timeline details the key events. Follow the links to read more about each event or organisation.
Bridgwater college develop a BTech in Forest School and begin to offer the course, in particular to early years providers. In the years to come many other providers have seen the benefit of Forest School and begun to offer their own courses.
The Forestry Commission is devolved in Scotland. The Forestry Commission Scotland immediately begin to support Forest School training in Scotland.
The Forest School Association (FSA) is launched as the new professional association for Forest School and the governing body for training.
Cite this article as: Hupfield, M. (2017) 'Summarise the history of Forest School in the UK', [online] Available from: https://otherwise.education/history-of-forest-school-in-the-uk/ (Accessed 8 February 2018).