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Kent Country Parks

Our parks offer an exciting range of outdoor courses for teaching or learning.

Short Courses

06/07/2023 Introduction to Forest School 1 Day

Shorne Woods Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3BlPHi4

You will be introduced to the foundations of forest school, participate in bushcraft activities and enjoy discussions around the campfire. This course is specifically designed for people who are considering undertaking their Forest School training and will leave you feeling enthused and excited for the future.

Cost £100

12/07/2023 Forest School Level 3 CPD/Refresher - 1 day course 1 Day

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3BDY4FT

Perfect for those who have completed their Level 3 Forest School Training course and would like to advance their skills and knowledge.

Cost £120

07/09/2023 Forest School First Aid 2 Days

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3qvU3Rq

This two day course provides learners with a level 3 qualification in outdoor first aid. Ideal for Forest School practitioners and those working towards their award.

Cost £195

12/09/2023 Level 1 Forest School 2 Days

Brockhill Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3MUv8i3

The AIM Qualifications Level 1 Award in Forest School Ethos and Principles provides learners with an introduction to the Forest School ethos and learning in the outdoors. It includes methods of identifying woodland species and how play can assist in Forest School activities. Progression Routes: This qualification is designed to enable learners to develop an understanding of the principles and ethos of Forest School.

Cost £325

19/09/2023 Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders 8 Days

Shorne Woods Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3MVsjgx

This popular qualification will enable you to become a Forest School Leader, able to design, set up and run a Forest School programme. Level 3 covers how to facilitate groups in a learner-centered way and how to manage a Forest School site sustainably. The AIM Qualifications suite of Forest School qualifications has been developed with the support of the Forest School Association and specialists in Forest School delivery and training.

Cost £995

20/09/2023 Naturally Calm Kids (Raising the Standard) 1 Day

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3OUj1nH

One day course exploring how to use nature as an opportunity for development and reflection for children. Ideal for educators seeking a more holistic approach.

Cost £120

26/09/2023 Connecting children with nature (Raising the Standard) 1 Day

Shorne Woods Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3Cdy5oO

This day is suitable for qualified forest school practitioners who want a deeper understanding of nature connection but also for anyone working with young people concerned about nature deficit.

Cost £120

04/10/2023 Literacy Outdoors (Raising the Standard) 1 Day

Shorne Woods Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3oTi58A

An exciting course using the great outdoors for inspiration in literacy-based activities for key stages 1 and 2.

Cost £120

18/10/2023 Improving your grounds for outdoor learning (Raising the Standard) 1 Day

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3NgwUvf

Whether it’s a wild woodland or a corner of a playing field, we can help with practical, imaginative ideas and activities to improve your outdoor areas.

Cost £120

08/11/2023 Exploring the outdoors for early years (Raising the Standard) 1 Day

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3MMvKWQ

This fun packed course will explore how the natural environment can be used to stimulate the senses of Early Years children.

Cost £120

09/11/2023 Forest School First Aid 2 Days

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3qvU3Rq

This two day course provides learners with a level 3 qualification in outdoor first aid. Ideal for Forest School practitioners and those working towards their award. 

Cost £195

25/01/2024 Forest School First Aid 2 Days

Trosley Country Park, Kent Country Parks 03000 413500 outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk c-js.info/3qvU3Rq

This two day course provides learners with a level 3 qualification in outdoor first aid. Ideal for Forest School practitioners and those working towards their award. 

Cost £195

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